US Naval Academy
At 3:00 Tuesday morning, the entire freshman class at the U.S. Naval Academy, known as Plebes, embarked on a 14-hour day of physical and mental challenges known as Sea Trials. The endurance challenge caps off their first year at the academy in Annapolis, Maryland.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is the scheduled graduation speaker for the U.S. Naval Academy.
The U.S. Naval Academy says it is in the process of expelling a midshipman accused of setting 11 small fires across the campus.
A lawyer for a U.S. Naval Academy student accused of sexual assault is asking a federal judge to remove the school’s superintendent from the case out of concern he could be biased from political pressure due to the heightened focus on the sexual assault problem in the military.
A federal lawsuit has been filed against the U.S. Naval Academy superintendent, asking him to recuse himself from a sexual assault case involving three Midshipmen. But a judge ruled not to interfere.
As WJZ first reported, the U.S. Naval Academy is overhauling its sexual assault prevention program. Beginning this fall, a strong anti-assault message will be sent to midshipmen from day one.
The U.S. Naval Academy is planning to integrate training to prevent sexual assault into the regular academic work day.
The military is under fire for what’s being called an epidemic of sexual assault.
There are new developments in the alleged rape case at the Naval Academy in Annapolis. Just days after the accuser spoke publicly about the case on WJZ, formal charges were filed.
Annapolis lawmakers are stunned at the sexual assault allegations at the Naval Academy.
As a sexual assault case unfolds at the US Naval Academy, Congress is stepping up the pressure to stop sexual assault in the military. The Pentagon’s top officers were on Capitol Hill Tuesday to face tough questions.
Jury selection began Tuesday for the military trial of a former U.S. Naval Academy history teacher accused of sexually assaulting a female student.