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USNAAAA Chapter Luncheon – Friday, September 1, 2017.

The summer of 2017 is in its final weeks, children (or grandchildren) are back in school, and once again, it is that time for the Chapter’s monthly luncheon. U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association Atlanta (USNAAAA) Chapter Monthly luncheon is scheduled for Friday, … Continue reading

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2021 Plebe Stats

Class of 2021 Plebe Stats:  327 women (27%), 888 men; 16,299 applied, 1,215 accepted; 15 international students; 55 sons and 16 daughters of alumni (6%); 202 from NAPS, 47 from U.S. Naval Academy Foundation Athletic and Scholarship Program and 83 … Continue reading

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Commodore John Paul Jones – Great Naval Leader of the American Revolution

During the French Revolution, Commodore John Paul Jones, the great naval leader of the American Revolution, died in Paris at the age of 45. Lacking official status and without financial security, Jones died alone in his apartment on July 18, … Continue reading

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Distinguished Graduate Award Nominations

The Distinguished Graduate Award is to be given to a living graduate of the United States Naval Academy whose character, distinguished military and civilian service and stature draw wholesome comparison to the qualities that the U.S. Naval Academy strives for … Continue reading

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Why the Navy Needs a New Destroyer

If it doesn’t get one, it may be forced to “go to war with the destroyers it has — not the destroyers it might want or wish to have at a later time.” The U.S. Navy is not a very … Continue reading

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