A lawsuit filed Tuesday by plaintiffs including an advocacy group for female service members is pressing the Pentagon for information on gender targets and recruiting policies at U.S. service academies, where enrollment remains overwhelming male. The complaint alleges the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, the U.S. Air Force Academy and the U.S. Naval Academy […]
A federal judge in Baltimore has thrown out a sports-marketing consultant’s $5.1 million lawsuit against the United States Naval Academy’s athletic department, ruling that an early termination clause in the consulting contract limits the damages to a very small fraction of that amount.
(AP) U.S. Naval Academy officials say the school’s attrition rate continues to drop. The academy superintendent, Vice Adm. Ted Carter, said Monday this year’s freshman class only lost nine students out of 1,091 during plebe summer. That’s the lowest ever. Plebe summer is when first-year students come to the academy before the start of the […]
A civilian professor at the U.S. Naval academy and an outspoken critic of the institution now says school officials are trying to silence him with a formal reprimand that could potentially end his career.
Chesapeake Bay Roasting Co. Coffee, of Crofton, has partnered with the Naval Academy to become the “Preferred Premium Coffee of Navy Athletics.” Among other things, that means Chesapeake Bay Roasting Co. premium coffees will be offered to fans at the suite level during football games at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in 2014. Chesapeake Bay Roasting Co. […]
(AP) A U.S. Naval Academy dean says he hopes a cybersecurity major could be accredited by a leading professional body by the time the school’s first students who are majoring in the field graduate in 2016. Andrew Phillips, the academy’s academic dean and provost, updated members of the academy’s Board of Visitors on Monday about […]
The new superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy said he does not now believe there is "a cultural issue" in Navy sports with the kind of lax oversight of athletes that is being investigated at the U.S. Air Force Academy, but if there is "we're going to take care of it."
(AP) 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. Carter was recently president of the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He graduated from the academy in 1981. Carter also is a graduate of the Navy Fighter Weapons School, […]
A former "Top Gun" pilot who recently led the school that teaches the nation's Navy leaders has been chosen by President Barack Obama to head the U.S. Naval Academy, the defense secretary said Friday.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Friday that new officers will be counted on to lead the fight against sexual assault, remain ethical under tough circumstances and help people in the military facing mental health issues.
Assault allegations, earthquake liability, D.C. law firms round out the roundup.
A military judge found a former U.S. Naval Academy football player not guilty of a sexual assault charge Thursday at the conclusion of a three-day trial.