NStar Articles

2 min read

All About I-Day and Plebe Summer

By Bill the Goat on Jun 20, 2019 9:30:00 AM

The long-awaited day has finally arrived. After years of hard work in high school and months of anxiously waiting for the letter of appointment, congratulations are due; it is Induction Day (I-Day) at the United States Naval Academy (USNA)!

Topics: Insider
Continue Reading
2 min read

The History of Midshipmen Uniforms

By Bill the Goat on Jun 12, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The concept of utilizing distinctive dress to identify oneself as a member of a larger group has long been part of human history. Surprisingly, the institution of uniforms for military personnel is a relatively recent development, first appearing in the late 16th and early 17th centuries.

Topics: Insider
Continue Reading
3 min read

Summer Seminar: A Look Into Naval Academy Life

By Bill the Goat on Jun 4, 2019 8:22:00 AM

If you’re up for truly being challenged, a junior in high school, and have interest in attending the USNA, check out Naval Academy Summer Seminar (NASS) sessions held on The Yard in Annapolis.

This isn’t summer camp...this is designed for high-achieving high school students that are ready to experience the commitment, discipline and physical training it would take to be a midshipman.

Topics: Insider
Continue Reading

Recent Articles