Stressing what he called a renewed strength and respect in the country, President Donald Trump addressed the 1,042 graduating midshipmen along with family members and guests inside Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium Friday.
The Blue Angels, the Navy’s flight demonstration squadron, were in town performing as part of Commissioning Week at the school. This Friday the Class of 2018 will graduate at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.
What’s 21 feet, covered in 50 pounds of vegetable shortening, and soon to be crawling with agile midshipmen looking to shed the name plebe? It’s the Herndon Monument where at 1:30 Monday afternoon the greasy ritual continues at the Yard.
The team of pilots inside six F/A-18 Hornets will roar, twist and turn in the sky during both a rehearsal Tuesday and an air show Wednesday afternoon. Hoping to catch the thrills? We've got the inside scoop on where to go and what to look for during the next few days.
A hearty thank you is reserved for the “grease team.” For the thousands of midshipmen whose classes replaced the plebe dixie cup cap with an upperclassman’s hat in less than 2 hours, 9 minutes and 35 seconds, the job the Herndon Monument prep squad did make them unsung heroes.
Buckle up! The Naval Academy’s Commissioning Week is about to begin. It is a week of activities leading up to the Big Event the morning of May 25 at the Navy Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Here's a look at the events open to the public on the Yard and beyond.
Sully Shields, a 9-year-old Edgewater boy battling cancer, has built a special relationship with three Naval Academy athletic teams — including the women's lacrosse squad heading into the NCAA tournment Friday.
Photojournalist Joshua McKerrow's black and white images from the 2018 Sea Trials, where midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy participate in the annual 14 hour physical challenge in Annapolis.
Struggle, determination and triumph can be seen on the faces of these plebes as they work together to complete their final task - climbing the greased Herndon Monument. Here's a look back at some of the best faces and moments of previous years' Herndon Climb.
Commissioning Week is an exciting time to be in Annapolis to celebrate the graduating class of the United States Naval Academy. We take a look back 50 of the best photographs of the elite Blue Angels flight demonstrations in Annapolis of past graduations. The Blue Angels are the U.S. Navy's Flight Demonstration Squadron and fly a team of six Navy F/A-18 Hornets and a C-130 Hercules. Experience the skilled flight demonstrations again this year, May 21 (rehearsal) May 22 (demonstration) and May 24 (graduation) 2019.