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Remembering John F. Kennedy, President, Sailor

President John F. Kennedy delivers remarks to assembled officers, midshipmen and their guests at Bancroft Hall at the U.S. Naval Academy Annapolis, Maryland, August 1, 1963.

By Naval History and Heritage Command November 22, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, Texas. In recent weeks there has been plenty of news coverage of his political life and his murder. We’ll leave that coverage to commercial media. Today, we’d …

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Midshipmen Ready for Ship Selection Night

Every year seniors at the U.S. Naval Academy come together for a ceremony known as Ship Selection Night. The ceremony marks a major milestone for the soon-to-be surface warfare officers, as they choose the ships where they will first serve once joining the fleet after graduation. The Midshipmen get to choose in order of …

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Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies

Today the Department of the Defense released the annual report of Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies DOD Evaluates Sexual Harassment and Prevention Response Efforts at Military Academies The Department of Defense (DoD) today released key findings from the Academic Program Year (APY) 2011-2012 “Annual Report on …

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Ride to inspire

The following was written by Ensign Peggy LeGrand, a student at Nuclear Power School in Charleston, SC on life as a military member and elite athlete. I never imagined I would be good enough to race an Olympic Champion, much less beat her in a race.  Yet, there I found …

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The following video blog features U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen First Class Kara Yingling, Carolyne Vu, and Alicia Gaidry. [youtube 5zc11Ds_Bj4]

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