Latest U.S. Naval Academy News

Harris cites challenges of 'fragile' world in Navy speech

May. 28, 2021 17:23 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris focused on the challenges of the pandemic, climate change and cybersecurity threats during her keynote speech to graduates at the U.S. Naval Academy on Friday, the first by a woman at the 175-year-old institution. ...

Naval Academy to hold commissioning in person this year

Apr. 09, 2021 19:32 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy will hold its graduation and commissioning ceremony in person at the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium this year, the academy said Friday. The commissioning ceremony is scheduled for May 28 in Annapolis, Maryland. ...

US consults with Japan, South Korea on North Korea approach

Apr. 02, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

National security adviser Jake Sullivan consulted with his counterparts from Japan and South Korea on Friday as the Biden administration settles on its approach for dealing with North Korea, including its nuclear program. The Biden administration has yet to disclose how...

US Naval Academy begins to ease restrictions for midshipmen

Mar. 24, 2021 08:42 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy has begun to ease restrictions that were put in place after an outbreak of COVID-19 cases. The Capital Gazette reported Tuesday that the academy in Annapolis is allowing food to be delivered again and midshipmen to perform...

Naval Academy sets penalties for COVID-19 rules violators

Mar. 18, 2021 15:10 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The U.S. Naval Academy has established penalties for midshipmen who violate its COVID-19 restrictions, a move that comes after a proposal to have the mids police themselves failed. A memo approved March 11 says the first time a midshipman violates...