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U N I T E D S TAT E S N AVA L AC A D E M Y
JUNE 21, 2013

USNA’S CLASS OF 2017 ARRIVING JUNE 27
More than 1,200 young men and women selected for the incoming Class of 2017 will report to the Naval Academy June 27 for Induction Day. During induction, new plebes are processed through various stations in Alumni Hall, including uniform issue, medical examinations, haircuts and learning to salute. The day culminates with the Oath of Office ceremony at 6 p.m. in Tecumseh Court. After the ceremony plebes will meet with their families for the last time until Plebe Parent’s Weekend, Aug. 8-11. Plebe Summer officially begins at the completion of the Oath of Office ceremony. More information about Induction Day and the new class of midshipmen can be found on the USNA website.
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F U N FAC T S A B O U T I - DAY, 2 0 N OT E WO RT H Y U S N A G R A D UAT E S AND PLEBE SUMMER
Every year, approximately 1,200 candidates are selected to become midshipmen at the Naval Academy and are known as “plebes” during Plebe Summer and their first year at the academy. Learn more here.
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Naval Academy graduates go on to pursue a number of different and interesting careers, both in and out of the military. This slideshow shows 20 noteworthy academy graduates. Some of them might surprise you.

USNA WELCOMES NEW C O M M A N DA N T

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Last month, the Naval Academy welcomed aboard the 85th Commandant of Midshipmen Capt. Bill Byrne. Byrne is a surface warfare officer who graduated from the Naval Academy in 1987.

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N AVA L AC A D E M Y SUMMER STEM CAMP

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MIDS LEARN MARINE C O R P S AV I AT I O N

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MIDS INTERN WITH NPS C Y B E R FAC U LT Y

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ANNOUNCEMENTS

WATER QUALIT Y R E P O RT
The Environmental Division’s 2012 Drinking Water Quality Consumer Confidence Report is available at http://www.usna.edu/PublicWorks/enviro.htm. This report covers the quality of water produced on the Yard. Anne Arundel County produces the drinking water on the North Severn area. That report is available at http://www.aacounty.org/DPW/Utilities/ waterQuality.cfm. Copies of both reports will be available through the NSA Annapolis Public Works Environmental Division. For more information or to obtain copies, call 410-293-1024.

S WIMMING LES S O N S

Registration for the July 9-19 session of swimming lessons at South Severn Pool will take place June 29 from 8:30-10:30 a.m, at the MWR Recreation Services Bldg. #89, NSA Annapolis. For more information, call 410-293-9200.

PARK ADMISSIO N

Six Flags America is offering special discount tickets for Red, White & Blue Days July 3-7. Kings Dominion is offering free admission to active duty and retired military July 4 and 5. Call the ITT Outlet at 410-2939200 for more information or to purchase your tickets.

I NFO LINKS

WAT C H U S N A ’ S S E A T R I A L S S U N DAY AT 8 P M

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NEWS, CLIPS & GALLERIES

Sea Trials is a capstone event for the freshman “plebe” midshipman modeled after the Marine Corps’ Crucible and the Navy’s Battle Stations recruit programs.
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SAILING COMPETES IN A N N A P O L I S - N E W P O RT

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U S N A M I D S B R AV E L E AT H E R N E C K T R A I N I N G

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N AV FAC TO R E F U R B I S H H O S P I TA L PA R A P E T WA L L
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G OAT S H E L P C L E A N U P G R E E N B U RY P O I N T

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USNA RANKS HIGH IN A P R R E P O RT

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U S N A G R A D TA K E S O N M I X E D M A RT I A L A RT S

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