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United States Naval Academy

United States Naval Academy
The United States Naval Academy is located along the Severn River in Annapolis. Students commit to become officers in the United States Navy. The site forms a significant part of Maryland's prominent role in the federal workplace.
The United States Naval Academy is located along the Severn River in Annapolis. Students commit to become officers in the United States Navy. The site forms a significant part of Maryland's prominent role in the federal workplace. « Show less

Top United States Naval Academy Articles

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  • Midshipman dies after skateboarding accident

    Midshipman dies after skateboarding accident
    A U.S. Naval Academy midshipman died Saturday after slipping into a coma following a skateboarding injury, the third midshipman to expire due to injury in two months. Hans Loewen, 20, of Hampstead, N.C., was camping at Assateague State Park with other...
  • Funeral for Navy's Will McKamey to be held Monday in Knoxville, Tenn.

    Funeral for Navy's Will McKamey to be held Monday in Knoxville, Tenn.
    The funeral for Navy football player Will McKamey will be held Monday in Knoxville, Tenn. A memorial service will be held at the Grace Baptist Church beginning at 9 a.m., with a private burial scheduled for 1 p.m. Navy coach Ken Niumatalolo, captains Noah...
  • James J. O'Donnell, state transportation secretary

    James J. O'Donnell, state transportation secretary
    James Joseph O'Donnell, a former Maryland transportation secretary and World War II lieutenant commander, died of respiratory failure Tuesday at Stella Maris Hospice in Timonium. The former Cedarcroft resident was 95. "Jim got things done in a quiet way....
  • Gambrills farmer can stay at former Navy dairy farm, for now

    Gambrills farmer can stay at former Navy dairy farm, for now
    The family that farms a government-owned property in western Anne Arundel County will be able to stay there through at least the end of the year, county officials said Friday. Anne Arundel County is offering a lease to Edwin Fry and his family to...
  • Navy football player Will McKamey remembered as a hard worker who wanted to help people

    Navy football player Will McKamey remembered as a hard worker who wanted to help people
    Will McKamey was the valedictorian of his small high school class and often talked about going to medical school at Vanderbilt after he served his commitment to Navy. McKamey saw it as a way to help people, said Rob Hammond, the headmaster of Grace...
  • Academy rape trial aftermath [Letter]

    So the male football player found not guilty of rape at a court-martial will none the less be dismissed from the U.S. Naval Academy for having lied to investigators about the very charge he was found not guilty of ("Mid not guilty of sex assault," March...
  • Annapolis Film Festival presents LGBT-themed offerings

    Annapolis Film Festival presents LGBT-themed offerings
    If you're headed to the Annapolis Film Festival from March 27-30, you'll find more than 70 films at locations around the city, including Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Compass Rose Theater, O'Callaghan's Hotel and St. Anne's Parish House. Among...
  • Navy slotback Will McKamey in coma after collapse at practice

    Navy slotback Will McKamey in coma after collapse at practice
    Navy football player Will McKamey remained in critical condition late Sunday at Maryland Shock Trauma, one day after he sustained a brain injury during a spring practice in Annapolis, according to a hospital spokeswoman. Kara McKamey posted on Facebook...
  • Repayment for Naval Academy education can vary

    Repayment for Naval Academy education can vary
    Naval Academy midshipmen get a free education courtesy of American taxpayers in exchange for serving five years in the military after graduation. But when students leave the academy — voluntarily or not — they often have to repay Uncle Sam for...
  • Is the death of Westboro Baptist leader Fred Phelps cause for celebration? [Commentary]

    Is the death of Westboro Baptist leader Fred Phelps cause for celebration? [Commentary]
    I never thought I could feel such gratitude toward a posse of motorcycle riders as I did the day Brendan Looney was buried beside his best friend, Travis Manion, in Arlington National Cemetery. They screened the grieving families of the two Naval...
  • Former Navy football player acquitted in sex assault case

    Former Navy football player acquitted in sex assault case
    A former Navy football player was found not guilty Thursday of sexually assaulting a fellow midshipman at an off-campus party in Annapolis two years ago in a case that has drawn national scrutiny to the elite training ground for future officers of the...
  • Naval Academy sex assault court-martial to conclude Thursday

    Naval Academy sex assault court-martial to conclude Thursday
    WASHINGTON — Closing arguments are expected Thursday in the court-martial of a Naval Academy football player accused of sexually assaulting a fellow midshipman, after testimony Wednesday during which the alleged victim acknowledged initially...