On October 10, 1845, USNA was established!
By Commander William Marks, USNA Class of ‘96
With the Naval Academy’s birthday on October 10th celebrated each year just three days earlier than the U.S. Navy’s, now is the perfect time to reflect upon the parallels of the two institutions through the years.
Founded in 1845, the Naval Academy and its graduates are immersed in the history of our nation. Our heritage and our warfighting are inseparable, for in our history of daring and courage is a foundation of warfighting and readiness.
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