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U.S. Naval Academy

The United States Naval Academy (USNA) is a 4-year institution of higher learning that serves to prepare officers for the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps. The academy has as its mission

to develop Midshipmen [USNA’s students] morally, mentally, and physically, and to imbue them with the highest ideals of duty, honor, and loyalty in order to graduate leaders who are dedicated to a career of naval service and have potential for future development in mind and character to assume the highest responsibilities of command, citizenship, and government.

Located along several tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay in Annapolis, Maryland, USNA’s physical plant supports the academy’s mission and includes academic departments; physical training, religious, administrative, and medical facilities; a football stadium and other athletic facilities; numerous military ...

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