Latest U.S. Naval Academy News

Navy will let Wisconsin keep badger statue for 50 more years

Jan. 19, 2022 18:37 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Navy will let Wisconsin keep its beloved badger statue for 50 more years, scrapping plans to move the sculpture to an East Coast museum. The statue, sculpted from melted-down cannons seized from Cuba during the Spanish-American War, was affixed to the first...

Porter Soul Food thrives on flavors and memories of home

Jan. 02, 2022 09:03 AM EST

BALTIMORE, Md. (AP) — Located in a former Popeye’s set amid a highway strip mall, Porter Soul Food is dishing up Southern classics and beating the odds that come with being a Black-owned restaurant on the Eastern Shore. After opening in January 2020, it had to operate as a...

Maine shipyard delivers sub to Navy fleet ahead of schedule

Dec. 22, 2021 10:06 AM EST

KITTERY, Maine (AP) — Portsmouth Naval Shipyard has delivered an attack submarine back to the U.S. Navy fleet a few days ahead of schedule. The USS Annapolis underwent maintenance starting in June. About 400 employees of the Maine shipyard temporarily relocated to San Diego to do...

Schools step up security in response to threats on TikTok

Dec. 16, 2021 20:08 PM EST

Educators announced plans to increase security in response to TikTok posts warning of shooting and bomb threats at schools around the country Friday as officials assured parents the viral posts were not considered credible. The social media threats had many educators on edge as they...

Got the wrong goat: West Point cadets try to nab Navy mascot

Nov. 23, 2021 17:29 PM EST

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — West Point cadets attempting to nab the U.S. Naval Academy's mascot ahead of the annual Army-Navy football game ended up grabbing a different goat, according to a report. U.S. Military Academy cadets traveled this weekend to a farm near...