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Class of 2021 Induction Day – Thursday, June 29, 2017

All midshipmen begin the four-year Naval Academy program with Plebe Summer, a period designed to turn civilians into midshipmen. Plebe Summer is no gentle easing into the military routine. Soon after entering the gate on Induction Day, young men and … Continue reading

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June’s USNAAAA Chapter Luncheon – Friday, June 16, 2017.

2017 Atlanta Chapter’s LobsterFest was a great success, children and grandkids are on summer vacation, and once again, it is that time of the month (3rd Friday) for the Chapter’s monthly luncheon. U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association Atlanta (USNAAAA) Chapter … Continue reading

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Sea Trials – Class of 2020

The United States Naval Academy’s obstacle endurance course known as  “Sea Trials” took place on Tuesday, 16 May 2017. The Naval Academy freshman class endures 14 hours of rigorous physical and mental challenges during the Academy’s annual Sea Trials training … Continue reading

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All Academy Challenge is Back!

The fourth time’s a charm! Private gifts from alumni, parents and friends play an essential role in the Naval Academy’s ability to achieve its vision. The Naval Academy has consistently outpaced our rivals in dollars raised each year during the … Continue reading

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Things You Might Not Have Heard About Pearl Harbor

Below was shared by Thomas K. Kimmel, Jr., regarding THE DIRECTOR ON NAVAL HISTORY’S PEARL HARBOR DAY MESSAGE, 12-7-16 Dear USNI, I recently learned that the Director of Naval History Admiral Samuel Cox sent the attached (see below)  Pearl Harbor attack … Continue reading

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