Tag Archives: U.S. Naval Academy

Ex-Naval Academy instructor admits to lying in sex case

Marine Maj. Mark Thompson is accused of a pattern of deception in a sexual misconduct case at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. (Washington Post photo by Nikki Kahn)

QUANTICO, Va. — A former U.S. Naval Academy instructor convicted of indecent acts with female midshipmen has pleaded guilty to lying about the case to an administrative board. Marine Corps Maj. Mark Thompson entered the plea Thursday at a hearing ...

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USNA to graduate first students with Cyber Operations major

  ANNAPOLIS — The U.S. Naval Academy is graduating its first students with majors in cyber operations. The academy’s commissioning ceremony takes place Friday. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter will give the graduation speech. The school has been working for several ...

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Naval plebes to scale Herndon Monument

ANNAPOLIS — The U.S. Naval Academy’s plebe class is preparing to climb the Herndon Monument. About 1,000 first-year students will take part in this annual tradition Monday afternoon, scaling the 21-foot obelisk slathered with vegetable shortening. Students form a human ...

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Reports of sexual assaults increase at U.S. Naval Academy

This 2007 file photo shows the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Kathleen Lange, File)

  WASHINGTON — Reports of sexual assaults at the three military academies surged by more than 50 percent in the 2014-15 school year, and complaints of sexual harassment also spiked, according to documents reviewed by The Associated Press. A senior ...

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Naval Academy midshipman gets second chance in burglary case

ANNAPOLIS — Prosecutors are holding off on pursuing a burglary charge against a Naval Academy midshipman found sleeping in an Annapolis apartment that wasn’t his. The Capital of Annapolis reports that the Anne Arundel State’s Attorney’s Office is not immediately ...

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