Save the Date: All Academy Challenge is 30 Days Away!

During the 2020 All Academy Challenge, nearly 6,000 Naval Academy alumni came together at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic to raise more than $1.2 million in support of the Academy and its priorities. In addition to shattering all previous records for All Academy Challenge participation, your support had a significant, positive impact at a …

At least three who took the oath on July 8, 1974 graduated with the Class of ’79

In our effort to identify our nongrads, at least three of those who took the oath on July 8, 1974 graduated with the Class of ’79. They are and the company they started with: Chris Bentley, 36th Co. John Botek, 6th Co. Mike Kreyenhagen, 11th Co. There are several others we are trying to identify …

Nearly all mids receive vaccine as Naval Academy continues to lift restrictions

By HEATHER MONGILIOCAPITAL GAZETTE |MAR 30, 2021 AT 7:17 AM Nearly all midshipmen who wanted a vaccine for COVID-19 have received their first dose. The remaining midshipmen — those who may have had COVID-19 — will be receiving the vaccine this week, Cmdr. Alana Garas, academy spokesperson, wrote in an email.ADVERTISING The Naval Academy began vaccinating midshipmen in mid-March, …

2021 USNA Alumni Member Survey

To all Naval Academy alumni: Last June, I communicated to you that the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Association Board of Trustees stood up a committee of alumni to “review all aspects of our Alumni Association mission, board policy, processes, recruitment and succession planning.” Upon completing their important tasking, this Special Committee on Alumni Culture, Diversity and …

COVID has devastated Navy athletics’ finances. This year, ‘we need to have fans.’

By BILL WAGNERCAPITAL GAZETTE |MAR 11, 2021 AT 12:40 PM Sept. 11 shapes up to be a spectacular day at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium. Navy will be hosting service academy rival Air Force in one of the biggest football games of the season on the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the United States. Navy athletic officials …

ALUMNI ASSOCIATION BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2021 ELECTIONS

If you live in the Mid-Atlantic or Western regions, be sure to vote in this year’s Alumni Association Board of Trustees election. Your input strengthens our association and our shared future. Individuals elected will join the Board at the virtual Spring 2021 meeting.The slate of regional trustee candidates for Spring 2021 election are: Mid-Atlantic Region:LtCOL …