News on the Naval Academy

” ‘Cause Naptown funk gonna give it to you.“

By Perry Stein

  • Nov 2, 2015

The U.S. Naval Academy’s new leader pledges to focus on sexual assault prevention.

By Nick Anderson

  • Feb 13, 2015

The Naval Academy program, which students lead, requires four years of training for all midshipmen.

By Nick Anderson

  • Feb 11, 2015

The criticisms were laid out in a nearly 90-page letter sent to board members and trustees.

By Annys Shin

  • Dec 11, 2014

English Prof. Bruce Fleming was reprimanded over his interaction with two students who objected to his comments about the school’s sexual assault prevention training.

By Annys Shin

  • Nov 3, 2014

He claims the school is trying to silence him after comments about sexual assault prevention training.

By Annys Shin

  • Nov 3, 2014

The video comes after a 2012 alleged assault of a female midshipman by three Navy football players.

By Matthew Hay Brown

  • Oct 3, 2014

Capt. Delano helped rally his fellow sailors during 1941 Japanese attack that led the U.S. to declare war.

By Matt Schudel

  • Sep 18, 2014

Admiral guided U.S. Naval Academy in aftermath of worst cheating scandal in military college’s history.

By Adam Bernstein

  • Jul 28, 2014

Midshipmen’s hats take to the skies at the diploma and commissioning ceremony in Annapolis.

  • May 27, 2014

Defense secretary says everyone in military shares responsibility to stamp out sexual harassment and assault.

By Annys Shin

  • May 24, 2014

The elite aerobatic team will perform an air show and do a flyover for the Naval Academy commencement.

By Pamela Wood

  • May 21, 2014

Video of the annual Herndon Monument climb in Annapolis.

By J. Freedom du Lac

  • May 20, 2014

The Naval Academy’s first-year students complete the annual tradition of climbing a greased 21-foot granite obelisk.

  • May 20, 2014

Each year the Naval Academy’s freshmen—known as “plebes”—climb a greased 21-foot obelisk to mark their transition to sophomore status. This year’s climb was both typical and outlandish.

  • May 20, 2014

Part of the culmination of Naval Academy plebes’ first year, the annual 14-hour Sea Trials event is the ultimate test of stamina.

  • May 13, 2014

Here are speakers at selected colleges in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia

By — Nick Anderson

  • May 8, 2014

A high-profile sex case has had a profound impact on three accused men and their accuser.

By Annys Shin

  • May 4, 2014

Three women who reported sexual assaults at Naval Academy proud of accuser for taking her case to court.

By Melinda Henneberger

  • Mar 21, 2014

Investigation did not produce evidence sufficient to convict midshipman, judge says.

By Annys Shin

  • Mar 20, 2014
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About the Naval Academy

  • Founded in 1845
  • Public
  • One of the nation's service academies
  • Located in Annapolis, Md.
  • Fall 2013 enrollment: 4,526
  • No tuition or other fees
  • Graduates must serve at least five years of active military duty 

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