President Donald Trump congratulated the U.S. Naval Academy class of 2018 as they were commissioned Friday as Navy ensigns and Marine Corps second lieutenants.
This post has been updated to include a link to Secretary Modly’s full remarks, which can also be found here.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. –– Ex Scientia Tridens, U.S. Naval Academy motto, roughly translates to Through Knowledge, Sea Power and appears to be the core of how Tom Modly is approaching his new role as Under Secretary of the Navy.
The following is a selection of former U.S. Naval Academy football players who played for the NFL after their college careers. Read More
The following is Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus’ May 13, 2015 address to midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy. Read More
The Navy’s planned carrier-based unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) will help the service in a transition from manned strike aircraft to a future autonomous strike platform, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus said on Wednesday. Read More
The following is the Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies Academic Program Year 2013-2014. The report was released on Feb. 11, 2015. Read More
Pacing the sidelines at the weekend’s Army-Navy game will be the U.S. Naval Academy’s famous goat mascot, Bill XXXIII. At first blush, a goat seems to be an unusual mascot for the Navy as opposed to something fiercer and maritime — like a shark or barracuda — but goats have a long history with sailors that led to their revered position at USNA. Read More
The current president of the U.S. Naval War College has been nominated to lead the U.S. Naval Academy, the Pentagon announced on Friday. Read More
From the Pentagon report: Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies Academic Program Year 2012-2013, released on Jan. 10. 2014.
At each of the three academies there is evidence that some cadets and midshipmen disregarded academy policies and practices in these areas and engaged in gender-related misbehavior and misconduct, targeting fellow cadets and midshipmen as the focus of crude and offensive language and sexist comments. Read More