WASHINGTON (AP) - A midshipman accusing three former Naval Academy football players of sexually assaulting her wants the school's superintendent to remove himself from deciding whether the men will be court-martialed.
The woman's attorney, Susan Burke, announced Thursday that a federal lawsuit filed in Maryland seeks a court order directing Vice Adm. Michael Miller to recuse himself.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - U.S. Naval Academy officials say federal budget cuts could lead to canceled classes.
Academy spokesman Cmdr. John Schofield tells WBAL-AM that the cuts will mean furlough days.
Schofield says civilian employees of the Department of Defense must take 11 furlough days between July 8 and Sept. 30, the end of the fiscal year. He says that will mean taking one day each week or two days per pay period as furlough days. About half of the faculty members at the school are civilian employees.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - More than 200 people are expected to be in Annapolis to discuss the War of 1812.
The Capital of Annapolis reports scholars from England, Canada and the United States are coming to a conference on the war at the U.S. Naval Academy.
The conference begins Wednesday with a tour of an exhibit on the war at the school. Talks start Thursday morning and will include topics such as military strategy and the impact of the war on Native Americans.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - President Barack Obama says sexual assault threatens the "trust and discipline" that makes the U.S. military strong and respected.
Speaking at the U.S. Naval Academy commencement ceremony, Obama urged new graduates to exhibit honor and courage in tackling incidents of sexual assault as they assume leadership positions in the military.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Black alumni of the U.S. Naval Academy are celebrating the life of its first black graduate, who opened doors to them.
A memorial service was held Wednesday to put the ashes of Wesley Brown in a columbarium on the school's grounds. Brown was remembered as a persistent, courageous and friendly trailblazer who endured poor treatment by classmates with grace.