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Plebe Summer Videos
Feel like reliving the pain of Plebe Summer? Thornton Studios filmed Pep, endurance runs, damage control and more as the Class of 2015 sweats it out all over Annapolis during what may have been the hottest summer at the Academy (argue amongst yourselves on that point).

LT Minter Dial ’32, USN: a POW’s Ring Story
He was considered the ultimate All-American boy, the athletic and educated son of a senator. He went missing in 1942 while in the Pacific and became a POW at Cabanatuan Prison Camp in the Philippines. LT Dial never made it home, but his ring did. Read this extraordinary story here.

Battleship: the (Strange) Movie
We’re not sure if any of our alumni have encountered Transformer-like combatants on the high seas, but according to this movie, we should be training midshipmen to take down alien robots. Filmed during RIMPAC 2010, including active duty military as extras you may recognize, coming to a theater near you in 2012.

A Miniature Ring Becomes a Big Deal
CAPT Spencer Johnson IV ’63, USN (Ret.), thought he had the first donation to his class’s Bonds of Gold program—a miniature class ring found in Pensacola, FL. However, the ring had different plans. It wanted to go back to its owner. Spencer Johnson tells the tale.

We’ve Got Spirit, How ‘bout YOU?
With the start of the 2011 Navy football season quickly approaching, it’s never too early to start planning and filming your very own Army-Navy football game spirit spot! Just like last year, we will feature the very best of these videos on our website. Send your submissions to Click here to view ours from last year that ran on the Jumbotron during the game.

Marine Alumnus’s Sacrifice Saves Another Marine
An Iraq veteran, Sgt. Jacob Chadwick, received a kidney donation from a fellow Marine, 2nd Lt. Patrick Wayland ’10, USMC, squeezing what is normally a five-year process into two days. As Sgt. Chadwick prepared to leave the hospital, hundreds of motorcycles and police cars escorted 2nd Lt. Wayland’s casket through his hometown of Midland, TX as thousands lined the streets.

I-Day Class of 2015 Video
Another successful Induction Day has come and gone, this year proudly boasting that every plebe-to-be arrived and checked in. We were there all day capturing the plebes, parents and alumni on camera.

Inside Ogle Hall: President’s Blog
On the evening of Monday, 8 August, plebes and their Another Link in the Chain counterparts from the Class of 1965 gathered in Alumni Hall for the annual Honor Coin Ceremony. ADM Paul Reason ’65, USN (Ret.), headed the presentation … (read more)

It’s Only a Year Away
We’ve been talking about the 2012 Dublin football game between Navy and Notre Dame for a long time now, and we know lots of you plan to go. Book now before the hotel blocks are sold out. Visit the website and choose your package, call Anthony Travel with any questions and join the Navy fans traveling to Dublin next August.

Academies By the Numbers
The Princeton Review has come out again with its rankings of US colleges and universities just in time for the fall admissions road trips. No surprise that the service academies ranked high in categories like “Dorms Like Dungeons” and “School Runs Like Butter.” See how they compared to each other.

The Gift of Opportunity
LT Bernie Bennett ’43, USN (Ret.) graduated 70 years prior to when Midshipman Mckenzie Brannon ’13, USN, will. The distance has not kept them apart. LT Bennett is sponsoring MIDN Brannon through the scholarship he established for the International Programs Office. Thanks to his generosity, she spent part of her summer in Mexico.

2012 London Getaway
Want a quick trip across the pond to explore London and the Cotswolds? Our great London trip is all-inclusive including air. See our great online-only brochure and book today. See you at the pub!

Annapolis 9/11 Heroes Run

Plebe Parents’ Weekend Finally Arrived

’71 Grad Closing In on Cure for Leukemia

Our Ticket Exchange (login req.)

Not Your Average SEAL Pup

Mids Train in Uganda

Dunn ’74 in Boys and Girls Club Hall of Fame

Propose Someone for Board of Trustees

Hank Nothhaft ’66, “Serial CEO” Interviewed About Jobs & Taxes

World’s Oldest Steel-Hulled Warship Afloat

RADM Thomas J. Moore ’81 Takes Command of PEO Carriers

Applications Now Accepted for Class of ’16

Army-Navy Reality Show … Really

Lucky Bag of Books

Homecoming Golf

USS Radford Becomes a Reef

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