Events

USNA Out Cast & Membership Party
San Francisco

“when two or three shall meet, and old tales be retold...” Alumni events bring us together. As USNA Out has grown, so have our opportunities to meet and network with each other. Our newest event is the USNA Out/Blue Alliance Weekend which will alternate between Annapolis and Colorado Springs, first was held in Annapolis at the end of September, 2011.

Some event details or reports require that you are a registered and verified member of USNA Out. If you meet eligibility requirements to join us, please register on this site.


Upcoming Events

  • April/May 2017 - Annapolis - Eighth Annual Midshipmen's Dinner
  • 26 May 2017 - Annapolis - Class of '17 Graduation





  • Past Events


    May 1, 2016

    Ninth Annual Midshipmen - Alumni Dinner

    The Class of 2016 Dinner.

    WHEN: Sunday May 1
    WHERE: Alumni House

    April 25, 2015

    Seventh Annual Midshipmen - Alumni Dinner

    The Class of 2015 Dinner.

    WHEN: Saturday, April 25, 5:00 to 9 pm (Tentative)
    WHERE: Maryland Inn, Downtown Annapolis

    November 20, 2014

    An Intercollegiate LGBT Alumni Outing to the Seattle Art Museum!

    Featuring a tour and a happy hour

    WHEN: Thursday, November 20, 5:30 to 7 pm
    WHERE: The bar at Taste restaurant, followed by a visit to the museum galleries, including an optional tour of permanent collection highlights
    1300 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 - Ground floor
    COST: No cover at the restaurant, cash food and beverages. Museum admission is $19.50 if you choose to go on the tour. Happy hour prices last from 3 to 6 pm (museum admission not required)
    RSVP: Please send an RSVP by Nov 17 to Jeff Petrie at jspetrie@hotmail.com or 206.654.3177

    Saturday 1 November 2014

    Tailgate with GALA-NDSMC

    When: 17:00 Saturday, November 1 (20:00 kickoff)

    Where: FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland - exact location to be posted on the USNA Out Facebook page once the tailgate is staked out. Also can look for rainbow flag and/or text for location.

    What: USNA Outers will get to meet our counterparts from the GALA Notre Dame & Saint Marys College. They out number us about 10:1, but we have a good contingent of alumni in the DC/Baltimore/Annapolis area. Even if you are not entering the stadium for the game, you are most welcome to join the fun in the parking lot before the game!

    Point of Contact: Jeff Morrison

    Wednesday 5 November 2014

    Informal Get-Together w/ Bay Area USNA Outers

    When: 19:30 Wednesday 5 November

    Where: The View Lounge at the Marriott Marquis.

    Point of Contact: Greer Puckett

    What: Out & Equal Workplace Advocates summit 2014 is happening in San Francisco Tuesday-Thursday November 4-6. At past summits, USNA Outers have gathered together for informal meet ups. See our website for details of past years.

    If you will be in San Francisco for O&E, please join other USNA Outers at the conference and USNA Outers form the Bay Area at a local venue near Moscone Center.

    Friday-Saturday 3-4 October

    Navy Weekend at USAFA in Colorado

    USNA Out members are invited to join our counterparts of USAFA in a weekend of events

  • Friday's BA Board meeting (everyone is welcome)
  • Tailgate at the falcon Stadium
  • The Navy-USAFA Game
  • Post game dinner at the Eisenhower Golf Course club house

    Read details on the Blue-Alliance web site.

  • Friday August 29th

    USNA Out meets the Scarlet & Gay of Ohio State University

    Read details on member's event page

    April 26

    The Sixth Annual Midshipmen-Alumni Dinner in Annapolis

    USNA Out members please RSVP before April 5th to save and in any case before April 12th.

    23 May 2014

    USNA Class of 2014 Graduation. Graduation for 2014 is still on a Friday (Memorial Day weekend). The Blue Angles schedule are returning in 2014 after a four year absence!

    February 1

    San Diego Get Together

    Read details on member's event page

    March 29 2014

    Our Knights Out Annual Gala at West Point

    Knights Out invites all USNA Out members and the Navy Spectrum to their annual gala at West Point. Details forthcoming as they become available.

    December 13-14-15

    Our Annual Army-Navy Weekend in Philadelphia

    Member's planning at usnaout.org/army-navy

    Home games in Annapolis

    USNA Out tailgates hosted by USNA Out member Shawn James '89 & Dr. Gene Green and now joined by Jeff Morrison '04 & Sean Maloney. Details of the tailgates and other viewing venues about the country are in this page's right sidebar.

    Not in Annapolis? Join USNA Outers around the country in local viewing venues of Navy Football. If you having a viewing get-together in your area, please let us know so we can add your event to the list of viewing venues.

    22 November 2013

    Navy vs San Jose State in San Jose. This is a Friday night game. We expect the party will spill over into the remainder of the weekend with more USNA Out events in the City on Saturday afternoon, Saturday evening and Brunch on Sunday morning.

    3-5 October 2013

    USNA Out @President's Circle Weekend in Annapolis. This will be the seventh consecutive President's Circle weekend where USNA Out has a presence. This year we expect about a dozen USNA Out members and their guests to be in attendance. This runs concurrently with the Navy-Air Force game with the Blue-Alliance and the Class of '93 Reunion@20. USNA Out members can read more details of the weekend when they develop.

    June 25 2013

    San Diego Hail & Farewell Join USNA Out SoCal & San Diego Members for a get-together welcoming the new and saying good-bye to a few. USNA Out members see the event page for details. You will be asked for your log in credentials if you are not already logged into the website.

    Pride Saturday - June 29 2013

    Burning Blue at Frameline37 Join USNA Out Members in the Bay Area and our other Service Academy friends at Frameline 37 the screening of Burning Blue, a film adaptation by USNA Alumnus, playwright and film director David Greer '80 . See the event page for details.

    April 27

    The Fifth Annual Midshipmen Hosted Dinner in Annapolis

    USNA Out members please RSVP

    24 May 2013

    USNA Class of 2013 Graduation. Graduation for 2013 returns to a Friday. The Blue Angles schedule is not yet set, but we would hope for a return in 2013.

    December 7-8-9

    Our Annual Army-Navy Weekend in Philadelphia

    Member's planning at usnaout.org/army-navy

    29 December 2012 - ONE TIME EVENT!

    Navy at the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl in San Francisco

    Come celebrate the new year in San Francisco at the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl to be played in San Francisco at AT&T Park. For USNA Out members visiting from out of area, we should be able to prove ample hosted housing for this event.

    More about this event on our Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl page.

    November 7

    OUT of ANNAPOLIS screening at the Center

    Date: Thu, Nov 08, 2012 - 19:30
    Venue: SF LGBT Community Center
    1800 Market Street
    San Francsico

    November 8-9-10

    USNA Out Board of Directors in person Meeting
    San Francisco

    19-20 October 2012

    USNA Out @Class Reunions '87 & '97 in Annapolis. Join the members in the classes celebrating their 25th & 15th reunions. Although we're all immersed in a lot of activity in the busy weekend, there will be the opportunity to meet before nad after the game at teh USNA Out tailgate both before and after the Navy-Indian University football game. Members can read details in right sidebar.

    October 26-27-28 CANCELED

    Raleigh ECU Weekend III

    USNA Out super host and planner Joe Soto invites all USNA Out members to join in the fun in North Carolina for the Navy/ECU game. The event in 2010 is one of the more memorable USNA Out weekends. If you are in the area or want to visit North Carolina for a great weekend, keep on the lookout for details.

    October 5-6-7

    Second Annual Navy-Air Force Weekend in Colorado Springs

    28 - 30 September 2012

    USNA Out @Class Reunions '77-'82-'92-'02 & President's Circle Weekend in Annapolis. This will be the sixth consecutive President's Circle weekend where USNA Out has a presence. This year we are joined by our members in the classes celebrating their 35th, 30th, 20th and 10th reunions. Although we're all immersed in a lot of activity in the busy weekend, we should have an opportunity to get together over a dinner following the Navy-San Jose State University football game. USNA Out members can read more details of the weekend on the Members Event Page

    June 7th or 8th 2012

    San Francisco Get together Special occasion - while Brian Bender '93 visits San Francisco for the Escape from Alcatraz triathlon, we can seize the opportunity for when "two or there shall meet.."

    Feeler message will go out to BA Members for preferred eve and preferred type of event (pot luck, takeaway or go out to eat after meet up).

    29 May 2012CHECK BACK SOON FOR PICTURES/ARTICLES

    USNA Class of 2012 Graduation. Nothing ever stays the same. Graduation week has been is shifted to the Tuesday following Memorial Day for this one and only time. And because the graduation date was shifted without coordination with the Blue Angles, there will sadly be no Blue Angeles in Annapolis two years in a row.

    See the full "Graduation Week-and-a-half" schedule published by the Naval Academy Public Affairs Office.

    August 26

    For those not crossing the pond to Dublin, the Annapolis 10 Miler. Registration begins 1 May and sells out fast. See reports of past years.

    USNA Out members can read the details for USNA Out events revolving around this weekend on our Annapolis 10 Miler Event page.

    1 September 2012 - ONE TIME EVENT!

    Navy - Notre Dame Game in Dublin, Ireland Join us as we join the GALA of the University of Notre Dame and Saint Mary's College in Dublin, Ireland. The GAY-LA-ENNE-DEE-SMICK doesn't know about this, yet, but we are already planning!

    14 April 2012

    Our fourth Annual Gay & Lesbian Midshipmen Congratulatory Dinner in Annapolis. This is a Midshipmen led event to which USNA Out members are invited. Join us in Annapolis for an eventful evening as we congratulate the Class of 2012.

    Read the post dinner report.

    31 March 2012

    San Diego USNA Out Weekend
    Join USNA Out Chair Brian Bender and others at dinner. USNA Out members see event details page. (requires log in)

    “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery...”
    The “First Annual” Knights Out of West Point dinner to be held at the Officer's Club on the Base at West Point. The Knights have put out the welcome mat for everyone to join them at their inaugural dinner. Cost is $75. Register online.

    31 March 2012

    San Diego USNA Out Weekend
    Join USNA Out Chair Brian Bender and others at dinner. USNA Out members see event details page. (requires log in)

    “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery...”
    The “First Annual” Knights Out of West Point dinner to be held at the Officer's Club on the Base at West Point. The Knights have put out the welcome mat for everyone to join them at their inaugural dinner. Cost is $75. Register online.

    Friday 9 December through-11 December 2011

    Army-Navy Weekend in Washington, DC. We take a bye from Philadelphia for one year as Navy plays Army at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. Members see details of the weekend as they are updated at usnaout.org/army-navy.

    Saturday 3 December 2011

    USNA Out Annual Business Meeting in Annapolis. Alternative meeting places are NYC and SF. Contact a Board Member in your area should you want to attend "in person" with others.

    4-5 November 2011 - ALL NEW EVENT!

    Army-Air Force game. We've been invited, so for those of us in the Denver area, why not join the party? This first event will be held in Colorado. Visit the Blue-ALliance web site for the weekend details.

    18-20 November 2011 - ONE TIME EVENT!

    Navy - San Jose State Football Weekend Join us is San Francisco for this sure to be fun weekend in FUN CITY, we are already planning!

    USNA Out members can read more details of the weekend on the Members Event Page

    12 November 2011 - ONE TIME EVENT!

    Navy - SMU Game We've been invited by SMU/GALLOP to join them in their tent in Dallas. Details to follow.

    When details are known, USNA Out members can read more details of the weekend on the Members Event Page

    30 September - 2 October 2011 - ALL NEW EVENT!

    Navy-Air Force game with the Blue-Alliance Joint Weekend. We've been enjoying the joint Army-Navy events in Philadelphia since 2008, this will be our first Navy-Air Force joint event. This first event will be held in Annapolis.

    USNA Out members can read more details of the weekend on the Members Event Page
    Blue-Alliance members can read details of the weekend on the Blue-Alliance web site once Anton has posted details.

    29 September - 1 October 2011

    USNA Out @President's Circle Weekend in Annapolis. This will be the fifth consecutive President's Circle weekend where USNA Out has a presence. This year we expect about a dozen USNA Out members and their guests to be in attendance. This runs concurrently with the Navy-Air Force game with the Blue-Alliance. USNA Out members can read more details of the weekend on the Members Event Page

    20 September 2011 - ALL NEW EVENT!

    Originally listed as 18 December 2011, but by vote, has been changed.

    First Annual Military Freedom to Serve Day. We've never celebrated this day before, so we are not sure what to make of it, but it is a day that will live forever in the minds of those who were serving or who had served until this day.

    Celebrations throughout the US. Read the details of this year's events.

    14 September 2011 - ONE TIME EVENT!

    HBO DOCUMENTARY FILMS, Frameline and GLAAD Invite You to Join Filmmakers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato at the World Premiere of THE STRANGE HISTORY OF DON'T ASK, DON'T TELL.

    This event in San Francisco is FREE. USNA Out members can RSVP directly to HBO from our members only page Also please feel free to forward the link to your friends in the SF area.

    28 August 2011 - CANCELED!

    Fourth Annual USNA Out at the Annapolis 10 Miler

    We've been having fun running around Annapolis for five years. Sadly, because of the threat of Hurricane iRene, the Annapolis 10 miler was canceled for 2011.

    20 July 2011

    6:30 pm at the SVA Theatre
    Join OUT of ANNAPOLIS director Steve Clark Hall '75 and a Midshipman or two or three in New York for a series of short documentary films including outtakes from OUT of ANNAPOLIS. We'll hit a local eatery after the film for a vegetarian dinner.

    20 June 2011

    6:30 pm at the Castro Theatre
    USNA Out at Frameline35
    Join USNA Out for the world premier of Alan Brown's latest film Private Romeo. The film will be preceded by a short of outtakes from OUT of ANNAPOLIS. We'll hit a local eatery after the film for a salad & pizza dinner.

    27 May 2011

    USNA Class of 2011 Graduation

    Friday 18 March thru Sunday 20 March 2011

    USNA Out DC Weekend with SLDN. In the past, events have included a Friday evening joint reception with the other service academies, joining DC FrontRunners on Saturday morning, the SLDN Dinner on Saturday and Sunday Brunch. Plans for 2011 are in the works.
    Registered [Members] can view additional links in the right sidebar.

    Sunday, 20 February, 2011 at 3:00 pm – SPECIAL EVENT

    OUT of ANNAPOLIS in Petaluma at the Pelican Art Gallery to benefit USNA Out.
    143 Petaluma Blvd. N
    Petaluma CA 94952

    100% of ticket sales will directly go to USNA Out.

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    10-12 December 2010

    Third Annual Army-Navy Weekend in Philadelphia. Details were promulgated via the USNA Out Army-Navy Newsletter. Read about last year's event.

    Saturday 14 May 2011 - SPECIAL LEFT COAST EVENT!

    in San Francisco

    An opportunity to meet Fox TV glee star Darren Criss in person!. The Blue&Gold with the Blue – USNA Out cosponsors a Yale GALA Benefit Concert – Join the Yale GALA for this benefit concert for anti-bullying programs at the Marines Memorial Theater.

    Click this box for details!


    Saturday 14 May 2011 - SPECIAL EAST COAST EVENT!

    in Boston

    The NorthEast screening of OUT of ANNAPOLIS

    Click this box for details!