Visiting Annapolis without stopping by the Naval Academy is like flying to Rome without walking through the Colosseum or passing through Cairo without so much as a glimpse at the Pyramids. Although, the Naval Academy doesn’t singularly define Annapolis, there’s no denying it’s central role to the city.
The Blue Angels returned to Annapolis this week, performing for the U.S. Naval Academy’s commissioning week after a three-year hiatus.
The U.S. Navy says an officer relieved of duty over misconduct while he was commanding officer of the Blue Angels allowed and in some cases encouraged sexually explicit humor, lewd speech and inappropriate comments among the famed precision flying team.
The U.S. Naval Academy says the Blue Angels are scheduled to return to Annapolis for next year’s graduation.
President Barack Obama made a blunder before setting foot aboard Marine One Friday morning.
The U.S. Navy’s cancellation the rest of the popular Blue Angels’ aerobatic team’s season because of automatic federal budget cuts means the group won’t perform at the U.S. Naval Academy’s graduation ceremonies.
Only the best of the best from all branches of the military will be on display as Andrews Air Force Base celebrates 100 years of Marine Corps aviation. Military air demonstration team highlights include the U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor, the Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey and the AV-8B Harrier Jump Jet. Other scheduled events include on-the-ground aircraft displays, family friendly entertainment in airplane hangars, and the Marine Corps Aviation Association Annual Reunion and Symposium.