Posted by: Jacqui Murray | February 9, 2022

February at USNA


Important military and patriotic days:

  • National Freedom Day – February 1
  • USO Birthday–February 4th
  • National Salute to Veteran Patients–week of February 14
  • Remember the Maine Day (U.S.S. Maine) – February 15
  • Coast Guard Reserves Birthday – February 19
  • Iwo Jima Day – February 19
  • President’s Day – February 21 (Third Monday in February)

If you have suggestions for patriotic days I should mention next year, add them to the comments.

Here are some articles to help you through February:

Now, check the ToDo list to see if you’re up to date on requirements for your application:

February To Do List for USNA Applicants

More articles worth reading:

Jacqui Murray is the author of the popular Building a Midshipman, the story of her daughter’s journey from high school to United States Naval Academy, and the thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and  Twenty-four DaysShe is also the author/editor of over a hundred books on integrating tech into education, adjunct professor of technology in education, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice book reviewer,  and a freelance journalist on tech ed topics. 


  1. It breaks my heart to see that I’m the only one reading this.
    What happened to the America I grew up in?

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    • I actually do get readers–not enough–but few comments. So you, GP, are much appreciated! No pressure, though. I know time is short.

      Liked by 1 person

      • It is my honor, Jacqui. I have learned to respect the graduates even more after following your site. So_ thank you!

        Liked by 1 person

      • They are an amazing group. I often share your articles with my USNA Twitter feed.


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