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Naval Academy had highest nominations on record

The U.S. Naval Academy's dean of admissions says the school had the highest number of congressional nominations on record last year. Full story

Navy family makes history

  Tim and Sharon Disher attended the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis and now all of their children — Alison, Brett and Matthew — have earned a place at the academy. NBC’s Bob Dotson shares their story.

For this clan, Naval Academy is all in the family

The Dishers are the first family to have every member graduate from the U.S. Naval Academy. In 1980, Sharon Hanley Disher was one of the first female graduates; now her three children, including a twin brother and sister, are following in their parents’ footsteps. Full story

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Jimmy Carter is pictured in his 1947 class portrait from the U.S. Naval Academy yearbook, the "Lucky Bag." Carter completed the accelerated wartime program and graduated on June 5, 1946 with distinction and obtained his commission as ensign. (AP Photo/A.A. Bradley)