ANNAPOLIS, Md. — The Navy’s approach to China is to deter, not to fight a war, Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro told Naval Academy midshipmen on Tuesday night. Read More
A commission tasked with identifying military assets with names tied to the Confederacy has not yet visited two ships that could be renamed. Read More
This post and headline have been updated with additional information from the U.S. Naval Academy.
Naval Academy midshipmen would need be eligible to receive their first COVID-19 vaccinations starting the last week of March “to preserve the safe and healthy bubble” they will enter in the fleet this summer, the superintendent told a House panel Tuesday. Read More
A member of the U.S. Naval Academy’s influential alumni association’s board of trustees and treasurer of his local alumni chapter was asked to resign Saturday after posting a live conversation to Facebook disparaging the academy’s admission of African Americans, Asian Americans and women.
The future Navy and Marine Corps will use technologically advanced weapons platforms that place a premium on adaptability, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Friday to the newest generation of Navy and Marine Corps officers during a pre-recorded virtual U.S. Naval Academy commencement.
The U.S. Naval Academy announced Friday all public events associated with Commissioning Week 2020 were canceled because of the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak.
A civilian contractor for the Department of Defense has died after contracting the COVID-19 virus, the Pentagon announced on Sunday. Read More
A civilian employee of the U.S. Naval Academy tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the Navy announced late Friday. Read More
This post has been corrected to say a sailor assigned to ‘Vipers’ Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 48 is based in Mayport, Fla. not San Diego, Calif.
THE PENTAGON — A second sailor assigned to USS Boxer (LHD-4) and a sailor assigned to a Mayport, Fla.-based helicopter squadron have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, the Navy announced on Wednesday. Read More
Thirty-seven years ago, the U.S. Naval Academy Class of 1982 graduated and set out for their first assignments in the service.
Today, one of the classmates retires after reaching the pinnacle of Navy service: Chief of Naval Operations. Read More