Naval Academy Names New Commandant
Capt. Bill Byrne, a former quarterback at the Naval Academy, will return to Annapolis this spring as commandant of midshipmen.
"I'm thrilled to become a part of the team that gets the next generation of leaders ready to enter the fleet," said Byrne, who graduated in 1987. "The ensigns and second lieutenants coming out of the Naval Academy seem to get better every year."
The 4,400-member brigade of midshipmen currently includes Byrne's daughter Brigid, due to graduate this year, and his son Michael, a... more