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    Naval Academy to add cybersecurity major

    The U.S. Naval Academy is aiming to be among the first colleges to have a cybersecurity major accredited by a top professional body, a school official said Monday, and the superintendent has been meeting with Navy officials to discuss how to fund a $100 million cybersecurity facility on campus.

  • Retired Rear Adm. Donald "Mac" Showers, 92, sits in his office as he stares at a portrait of himself from the 1940s at his home in Arlington, Va., on May 3, 2012. Showers is one of the remaining survivors that helped lead the effort to break the Japanese code which resulted in a victory at battle of Midway. (Andrew S. Geraci/The Washington Times)

    Pivotal victory from 'the dungeon' turned the tide of World War II

    It was during the spring of 1942 that the tide of the Pacific War began to shift — not in a battle at sea, it turned out, but in the depths of "the dungeon."

  • Navy to board Big East football in 2015

    Navy is headed to the Big East, giving up more than 130 years of football independence to join a conference that is in the middle of a massive overhaul.

  • Naval Academy expels 3 more over synthetic pot

    The U.S. Naval Academy said Thursday that three more midshipmen have been expelled for using or possessing synthetic marijuana, bringing the total number of dismissals to 11 so far this year.

  • Officers told to question seniors

    Navy officers must learn from their mistakes, question their seniors and hold themselves accountable to lead properly, Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told newly commissioned officers at the U.S. Naval Academy yesterday.

  • Academy imposes tougher regimen

    ANNAPOLIS — Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy are going to be spending a lot more time in mandatory study periods during the academic year and working with leathernecks in the summer.

  • Naval Academy seeks a fresh start

    ANNAPOLIS — This week, the Class of 2011 will be sworn in at the U.S. Naval Academy — a new batch of midshipmen and a fresh chance for the institution after a tough several months.

  • Naval Academy undergoes face-lift

    ANNAPOLIS (AP) — Construction cranes on a campus as steeped in tradition and history as the U.S. Naval Academy signal not so much change as rejuvenation.

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