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Robert Timber's Memoir Is a Vietnam War Story of Innocence Lost

The distinguished author and journalist Robert Timberg is a Marine who writes like a dream.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Naval Academy, MD, Stanford University, Opinion

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Las Cruces Sun-News

Fist bumps less germy than handshakes, study says

AP file photo - Charles Dharapak In this May 22, 2009 file photo, President Barack Obama fist bumps Chauncy Lorrell Gray, from Chicago, as he approaches the stage to receive his diploma at the U.S. Naval Academy graduation ceremony in Annapolis, Md.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Annapolis, MD

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Adm. Charles R. Larson, former Naval Academy superintendent, dies

Adm. Charles R. Larson, the onetime commander-in-chief of military forces in the Pacific who became superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy to restore discipline and morale after his alma mater had been rocked by the largest cheating scandal in its history, died early Saturday at his home in Annapolis.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The American Conservative

Autobiography of a Recovery

As George Orwell observed, "Autobiography is only to be trusted when it reveals something disgraceful.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Marine News

USCG Leadership Development Center Change of Command

The Coast Guard's Leadership Develop Center will have its first change of command ceremony Thursday, July 31 at 11 a.m. in front of Yeaton Hall at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn.

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Marine News

Today in U.S. Naval History: July 24

Today in U.S. Naval History - July 24 1813- Sailing Master Elijah Mix attempts to blow up British warship Plantagenet with a torpedo near Cape Henry, Virginia.

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Warwickonline.com

Pearson selected to George Washington LEAD Master's Program, promoted to lieutenant

Brandon Pearson, 27, son of William and Sharon Balcom of Oakland Beach, was recently selected by Naval Personnel Command and the United States Naval Academy to participate in the USNA Company Officer Program.

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Marine News

Upcoming Maritime Recruitment Fair at CMTI

Chesapeake Marine Training Institute says that Norfolk Tug will be among the maritime companies recruiting new talent at its professional mariner job fair August 13, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the CMTI campus in Hayes, Va.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Record

New superintendent installed at Naval Academy

Vice Adm. Walter Carter is the new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy. The academy held a change-of-command ceremony Wednesday in Annapolis.

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The Times

Applause

Austin, along with fellow delegates from around the world, participated in discussions of world events with an exclusive panel of current or former members of congress and staff on Capitol Hill.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

USA Today

Navy restructures Blue Angels command

In the wake of a high-profile misconduct investigation of the Blue Angels, the Navy on Tuesday announced sweeping changes to the flight demonstration squadron's structure.

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News Times

DHS graduate takes command of submarine

"I was drawn to the idea of serving my country and having a larger purpose in life than just earning a living," he said.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Plebe Summer whips new recruits into shape

Plebes at the U.S. Naval Academy are almost halfway through a grueling and intense program to get them ready for the school year.

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San Diego NewsCape

USNS Mercy Hosts Midshipmen during RIMPAC

The crew of Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy are hosting two midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy during Rim of the Pacific Exercise 2014, July 14 to Aug. 10. The midshipmen are aboard the Mercy to further their professional development as future leaders of the fleet by introducing them to underway hospital operations, expose ... (more)

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WBAL-TV Baltimore

Plebe summer works out Naval Academy newbies

Summer means relaxation for many students, but for incoming freshman at the U.S. Naval Academy, it's time to get ready for life as a plebe.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

WTEN-TV Albany

Connecticut native takes command of sub in Groton

Lombardo graduated from Danbury High School in 1993 before attending the U.S. Naval Academy.

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North Country Now

Teacher from Brasher Falls' St. Lawrence Central to attend U.S. Naval Academy workshop

Darlene Bissonette, a St. Lawrence Central High School teacher, will attend the 21st session of the Maury Project Workshop offered by the U. S. Naval Academy.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort

"So when teachers are congratulating you, you're saying, 'Oh, I have messed up,'" said the 17-year old, who is among dozens of foreign language students in the recent Launch into Arabic Learning and Teaching Program, a summer immersion initiative coordinated by Anne Arundel Community College and the U.S. Naval Academy .

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Baltimore Sun

Reflections on a year as student rep to Harford school board

Benjamin Barsam, right, served as the student representative to the Harford County Board of Education during the 2013-2014 school year.

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Cape Cod Times

Naval academy training explains mystery ships

A flotilla of U.S. Naval Academy ships gathered off Sandy Neck Beach Park during the weekend prompted a flurry of calls and some mystery until their origin was revealed.

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