See below for the latest stories on the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and its midshipmen.

World War II Shows Why We Need the Merchant Marine 

In recent weeks, some members of Congress have expressed alarm that the U.S. Merchant Marine is shrinking to a point that America would not be able to find enough cargo ships and merchant mariners to supply American troops in a distant war zone for longer than a few months.

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Davis Training for a Life on the Sea 

While many 18-year-olds are spending their summer vacation working in local businesses, in between trips to the beach, Helen Davis is spending precious time with family… and working out.

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