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Summer Training or FUN
This may be considered training by the Naval Academy, and something that All
Midshipmen participate in. However, by the look
on these faces, this is what you call FUN!
Click on the photo to see the smiles.
Featured is MIDN 3/C John Kroon, son of
current members, Jerry & Lee Ann Kroon
of Spring, Texas
The College Gymnastics Association recently announced its 2013 national academic
teams as well as its All-
MIDN 2/C Josh Steves (honors mathematics) was one of just eight student-
Navy Gymnasts Receive Academic Honors
June 27, 2013
The day began at 6 am for more than 1,200 young men and women of the Class of 2017.
Incoming Plebes were processed through various stations including uniform issue,
medical examinations, hair-
CLASS of 2017
Plebes No More
On May 20, 2013 the Class of 2016 ran “Full Speed Ahead” towards the end of their
Plebe Year. Each year, the roughly 1,000 members of the academy's plebe (freshman)
class form a human pyramid around the 21-
May 20, 2013
Yes, the Big game is still several months away, but people continue to talk about this rivalry. How appropriate to share this amazing story about two boys who grew up together, following similar dreams. Their chosen paths led to different academies, but they still remain close. That shows the true spirit behind this competition, the battle on the field or court, but overall the dedication these young men have for their academy and their country!
ENS Timothy J. Baker, USNA 2011 graduate originally from Bellville, Texas. Also pictured are Timothy’s mother, Ester and his sister, Cristina at NAS Pensacola, FL. Timothy received his “Wings” in April at a Winging Ceremony that was held at the National Aviation Museum at NAS Pensacola, FL. Timothy and his wife Ashley will be stationed at NAS Oceana, VA in June 2013.
The alumni chapter extends free membership to you while you have midshipmen
at USNA. Please visit our website at the link above and choose the applicable
Parents’ club membership category (PC -
The invitations for the 28th Annual Joint Service Academies Military Ball (JSAMB) were mailed on October 15, 2013. Please make sure to return your Reservation Card with payment to ensure your seating. It is a fun filled night that is enjoyed by all. It is a great opportunity to celebrate the Cadets & Midshipmen from our area who are currently training to become military officers of tomorrow! Come join us in celebrating their commitment!
Don’t forget to remind your Mid to bring home their Mess Dress uniform.
What does the Parents’ Club do?
As a reminder, annual memberships must be renewed each June 30th. For questions, contact Debbie & Anthony Stransky at Strand626@gmail.com.
Membership Benefits Include:
Birthday Gift for your Mid
Valentine’s Day Box
Membership in Houston
And getting to know all of our wonderful members who share this common bond!
Military Ball Invitation
Final Exam Cookies
Networking for your Mid
What Does the USNA Texas Gulf Coast Parents’ Club Do? Great question.
We recently filled around 80 treat bags with goodies that will be delivered to all of our Mids, NAPsters and Foundation attendees. These huge bags had snacks, candy & even a toothbrush and floss. Thank you to all of the parents who brought items to share!
To the right are photos of some of the activities that our members participate in. Come back daily at 0900 hrs to see more as the photo changes.
It is never too late to join and be a part of a group that understands the hardships and triumphs that come from having a son or daughter at the USNA!
Why should I join the Parents Club?
Thursday, December 26, 2013
Reception & Academy Group Photos 6:00 pm
Dinner & Program 7:00 pm
Dancing 9:00 pm
Moody Gardens Convention Center
Seven Hope Boulevard, Galveston, Texas
For more information see the West Point Parents Club website. Click here