U.S. Naval Academy

ANNAPOLIS, MD - MAY 22: The U.S. Navy Blue Angels fly over graduation ceremonies at the U.S. Naval Academy May 22, 2015 in Annapolis, Maryland. U.S. Vice President Joseph Biden will give the commencement speech to this year's graduating class.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Biden Discusses Asia-Pacific Region at Navy Graduation

Vice President Joe Biden is telling graduates at the U.S. Naval Academy that 60 percent of the nation’s naval forces will be stationed in the Asia-Pacific region in five years.


U.S. Naval Academy Midshipman Justin Zemser

Blue Angels Dedicate Show to Midshipman Killed in Amtrak Crash

The Blue Angels are dedicating their air show in Annapolis, Maryland, to the U.S. Naval Academy midshipman who died in last week’s Amtrak train derailment in Philadelphia.


U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. (Credit: Kevin S. O'Brien/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Navy Secretary Mabus to Propose Doubling Maternity Leave

In an effort to retain talented women, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus will unveil a proposal Wednesday that calls for doubling the amount of paid maternity leave that sailors and Marines can take to 12 weeks


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Hogan Appoints Retired Rear Adm. Mark Belton to Head DNR

Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed retired Rear Adm. Mark Belton to be head of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.


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Naval Academy Experiencing Lower Attrition

U.S. Naval Academy officials say the school’s attrition rate continues to drop.


Midshipmen from the Naval Academy await their turn to have their baggage inspected by a new screening machine during a random baggage check at BWI airport 21 November 2001 in Baltimore, MD  As Americans travel during the Thanksgiving weekend, security is high at airports following the 11 September 2001 terrorist attacks on US soil.  (Photo by HEATHER HALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Faster Airport Screening Set for Military Students

Students of four U.S. military service academies are now eligible for expedited airport screening.


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Former Naval Academy Dairy Farm to be Organic

Anne Arundel County officials say the current tenants of the former Naval Academy dairy farm will resume organic operation of the property.


Incoming Midshipmen receive haircuts on Induction Day at the U.S. Naval Academy. (credit: Jim MacKay/All-News 99.1)

Naval Academy Welcomes Midshipmen Class of 2018

More than 1,200 new students have arrived at the U.S. Naval Academy.


The campus of US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Appoints Former ‘Top Gun’ Pilot New Naval Academy Superintendent

A former “Top Gun” pilot who recently led the school that teaches the nation’s Navy leaders has been chosen by President Barack Obama to head the U.S. Naval Academy.


ANNAPOLIS, MD - MAY 19: Annapolis Naval Academy freshmen make a human wall to climb the lard covered Herndon Monument on May 19, 2014 in Annapolis, Maryland. Each year the freshman class, known as 'Plebes,' climb the monument at the Naval Academy to retrieve the Plebian Sailor's hat and replace it with an officer's hat. The tradition is one step in marking the end of wearing freshman headgear and moving up to headgear more like a U.S. Naval officer. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Herndon Climb Takes Place at Naval Academy

A U.S. Naval Academy student from Mississippi has capped the Herndon Monument in a traditional event.