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U N I T E D S TAT E S N AVA L AC A D E M Y

U. S . N AVA L AC A D E M Y, ANNAPOLIS HONOR N AV Y ’ S 2 3 7 T H
The U.S. Naval Academy and the city of Annapolis is celebrating the Navy’s 237th birthday with events and Navy birthday specials throughout downtown Annapolis this week. Select businesses from the Annapolis Business Association will offer Navy-themed birthday discounts and specials from Oct. 10-14 at stores on Maryland Avenue, Main Street and along West Street’s Gallery Row in historic downtown Annapolis. Flyers announcing the businesses participating in the birthday celebration are available at the Annapolis and Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau, the Naval Academy Visitors Center and at select locations downtown.
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DEAN RECEIVES H I G H E S T CIVILI AN AWA R D

Naval Academy Superintendent Vice Adm. Michael Miller presented former Associate Academic Dean Michael Halbig with the Navy Distinguished Civilian Service Medal Oct. 9 at a ceremony in Memorial Hall.

M AG R E S U M E S M I D S F O R K I D S P RO G R A M

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The Naval Academy Midshipman Action Group kicked off this year’s Mids for Kids program during the first week in October by visiting students in seven schools in the Annapolis area.

C N O W I S H E S F LEET A H A P P Y 2 3 7 T H BIRTHDAY

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Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert discusses the Navy’s history and heritage in his birthday message to the fleet, in honor of the U.S. Navy’s 237th birthday this week.

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N E W S F RO M T H E N AVA L D I S T I N G U I S H E D A RT I S T AC A D E M Y ’ S S T E M O F F I C E S E R I E S B E G I N S O C T. 2 5
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

USNA GARDEN C L U B

The Garden Club will meet Oct. 16 at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church Parish House, 1601 Pleasant Plains Road. Social time starts at 9:30 a.m. followed by the meeting at 10 a.m. Horticulturalist Eric Wittman, will speak on native plants of Maryland and give advice on ornamental invasive plant management and deerresistant plantings. There is no fee and reservations are not required. For information call Renee Little at 410-268-4934.

MWR KICKBOX I N G

MWR Fitness offers Cardio-Kickboxing classes Mondays and Wednesdays through November 14. Classes are held in the Gymnasium of the MWR Recreation Services Bldg. #89, NSA Annapolis from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Cost is $3 per class, free for active duty and active reservist. No advance registration is needed. Sign up and pay for each class at the MWR Customer Service Desk in Bldg. #89 prior to the class. Call 410-293-9200 for more information.

COFFEE TASTIN G

Stop by the USNA Gift Shop Oct. 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. for a coffee tasting event hosted by the Coffee Beanery.

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NEWS, CLIPS & GALLERIES

Naval Academy graduate and 2012 Paralympics gold medalist Brad Snyder was recognized at Navy’s second home football game this year. See what he has to say about his experiences.
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USNA CHAPEL HOSTS N AV Y WO R S H I P S E RV I C E

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G R A D C O M P L E TES T R I AT H L O N … IN SPACE

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USNA RANKED AMONG TO P S C H O O L S

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C I V I L I A N S S U P P O RT T H E N AV Y WA R F I G H T E R

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