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  • 26 July 2016
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) hosted 30 midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy and Naval ROTC units, from June 27 to July 22, as part of the Midshipman Summer Cruise program. The midshipmen joined Makin Island for two weeks in port and two weeks underway to learn about U.S. Navy and Marine […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Six Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen trained on the guided- missile destroyer USS Higgins (DDG 76) to experience shipboard life, May 30 to June 17. The summer training program is designed to expose midshipmen to daily operations aboard U.S. Navy ships, aircraft, and submarines. While underway on the ship, midshipmen from Rochester University, […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Twelve U.S. midshipmen learned what it takes to operate at sea aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62), July 22 to Aug. 12. A midshipman’s summer cruise is an opportunity for the future officers to step out of the classrooms and into the active-duty Navy to learn and experience day-to-day operations as well […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) continues to welcome midshipmen throughout the summer from the U.S. Naval Academy and Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) to learn about life and operations aboard an aircraft carrier.  “The objective of the midshipmen summer training is to further their professional development, instill a sense of pride in the […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Midshipmen from various Naval ROTC programs completed their 33rd day of underway training aboard guided-missile cruiser USS Monterey (CG 61) as part of a five-week summer training cruise, Aug. 10. Midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy and other universities have been attending training all summer across the fleet on various ships, both deployed and stateside. […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    During June, five midshipmen – four from the U.S. Naval Academy and one from Georgia Tech – got a taste of what life is like as a part of FDNF. The midshipmen boarded USS Antietam (CG 54) in Yokosuka, Japan and sailed with the ship for two weeks while on patrol in the 7th Fleet […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Midshipmen, Marines and officer candidates from the more than 60 Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) units began summer training at U. S. Naval bases, ships, submarines, squadrons and commands around the country, May 24. More than 2,000 NROTC midshipmen, Seaman-to-Admiral (STA-21) candidates, and Marine Enlisted Commissioning Education Program (MECEP) candidates will participate in one-month […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Ten midshipmen from various Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) programs completed their eighth day of underway training aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE), as part of a three-week summer training cruise, Aug. 2. The midshipmen, who are at all stages of their schooling, have been learning about the many facets of naval operations […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Six midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) embarked Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) for their summer training program. Two first class and four third class midshipmen were immersed in every aspect of shipboard life during the past month including helicopter and small boat operations, air warfare, damage control, anti-submarine warfare, small […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    During the months of July and August, eight Midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy embarked Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Lassen (DDG 82) for their summer training program.   The Midshipmen were immersed in naval operations including helicopter, small boat, damage control, anti-submarine warfare and navigation while underway. Lassen went underway weekly in […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    For three weeks in July and August, the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Anzac Class frigate HMAS Parramatta hosted two United States Navy (USN) Midshipmen as part of a foreign exchange program between Chief of Navy, and the Chief of Naval Operations, United States Navy.   The USN Midshipmen arrived on Parramatta soon after the ship […]

  • 18 July 2012
    Training & Education

    USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) is hosting two Turkish Naval Academy midshipmen July 17, as part of the Foreign Exchange Midshipmen Program during Exercise Sea Breeze 2012 (SB12). As part of the program, the midshipmen will complete a personal qualification standard (PQS) relating to all areas of surface warfare. Additionally, the midshipmen are assigned a […]

  • 6 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Eight Navy Reserves Officer Training Corps (NROTC) midshipmen joined the crew of amphibious platform dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) to learn and to experience firsthand shipboard life July 16 – Aug. 14.   The annual summer training program is held between academic school years and is applicable to both NROTC and U.S. Naval Academy […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Four students from the United States Naval Academy spent an eventful two weeks on board USS Ingraham (FFG 61) for their first midshipman cruise from May to June.   The purpose of the cruise after freshman year is to expose midshipmen to typical enlisted life in the Navy. They live in the enlisted berthing spaces […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Four Midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy embarked amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) June 1-24.   The Midshipmen, who are on track to receive their commission in May 2015, were paired up with junior officers and enlisted personnel, also known as running mates. The running mates helped the Midshipmen prepare for shipboard […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Approximately 20 midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps participated in a cultural exchange at the Japan Maritime Officer Candidate School June 23. The midshipmen were each paired with their Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) counterpart from the Japan Maritime Officer Candidate School and bonded through a series of cultural events, further […]

  • 6 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Brazilian Navy’s training ship NE Brasil (U27) is set to make a port call to Naval Station Mayport during its midshipmen training campaign. The Niterói-class frigate is set to arrive in Florida for a five-day visit on November 8. Brasil has approximately 450 personnel aboard including 16 partner nation officers, including one US Navy ensign, […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Training & Education

    A group of US Navy Academy Midshipmen recently paid a visit the Maritime Warfare School (MWS), HMS Collingwood, Fareham. Accompanied by Lieutenant Jeremiah Chase, United States Navy, Seamanship and Navigation Instructor, the midshipmen came to the MWS having previously visited BRNC, they will also visit HMNB Portsmouth as part of their Royal Navy Acquaint training. […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile Cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) is currently hosting 14 midshipmen during their summer training.   The midshipmen have been aboard for several underway periods, experiencing numerous evolutions as the ship conducted its readiness evaluation and supported helicopter squadron deck landing qualifications. During their time at sea, they were able to observe and […]

  • 29 July 2011
    Training & Education

      The Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG 94) hosted ROTC future officers as part of Career Oriented Training for Midshipmen (CORTRAMID) July 25-28. Twenty-five ROTC midshipmen embarked aboard the Norfolk-based ship as part of an effort to help the future leaders determine the specialty in which to begin their naval career. The group, […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Fifty Midshipmen from the United States Naval Academy and the United States Merchant Marine Academy embarked with the amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) on a seven-day underway as part of a three-week summer training program August 4.   Throughout the seven day sea trial period for Kearsarge, midshipmen participated in damage control training […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Seven Naval Academy Midshipmen returned to Naval Station Norfolk, Friday, following the completion of Professional Training for Midshipmen (PROTRAMID) during surface week aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ramage (DDG 61).   PROTRAMID, a four-week summer training period for both Naval Academy and Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) Midshipmen, is held upon the completion […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) helped to train the future leaders of the Navy by hosting a group of six midshipmen for their summer training period, May 30 to June 21.   Of the six midshipmen, five were from the U.S. Naval Academy and one was from the Naval Reserve Officers […]

  • 29 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Navy destroyer USS Oscar Austin arrived in Bergen, Norway, with embarked Italian midshipmen aboard for a scheduled port visit and a refuel on August 27.  Italian cadets are aboard the US destroyer under FOREXTRAMID 17, a Chief of Naval Operations-sponsored program and is designed to promote professional and cultural exchange between the U.S. and […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Authorities

    The Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) is hosting five midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy during the humanitarian-civil assistance mission Continuing Promise 2015 (CP-15) to Central America, South America and the Caribbean. The midshipmen are serving aboard Comfort to further their professional development as future leaders of the fleet by learning […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Ray Mabus announced Navy-wide changes that will affect midshipmen’s physical readiness, career paths and post graduate education, during a speech at the United States Naval Academy (USNA), May 13. The initiatives Mabus outlined focused on improving flexibility, transparency and choice for midshipmen’s careers. Starting this September, SECNAV is establishing […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Midshipmen received valuable firsthand training aboard U.S. Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) while underway May 30.   During a three-week shipboard training experience, midshipmen were given the opportunity to conn George Washington during a fueling-at-sea with Military Sealift Command ship fleet replenishment oiler USNS Walter S. Diehl (T-AO 193) and Ticonderoga-class […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Training & Education

    The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill (CG 52) hosted 12 midshipmen from the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA) and Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) units, July 31-Aug. 15. U.S. Naval Academy and NROTC’s academic curriculums require midshipmen to complete a summer cruise program aboard Navy ships. The program is designed to showcase surface, aviation, […]

  • 11 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Brazilian Navy Niterói-class training frigate BS Brasil (U27) arrived at Naval Station Mayport during its midshipmen training course. The frigate has approximately 450 personnel onboard and 200 are midshipmen from the Brasilian Naval and Merchant Marine Academies. They embarked on a Midshipmen Training Cruise (MTC) of nearly five months, making port calls in 15 countries, […]