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One of the Greatest Struggles You’ll Ever See: The Herndon Climb

By Bill the Goat on May 8, 2019 9:00:00 AM

Picture this: the plebe class has been overcoming obstacles all year long. From the moment they arrive on the Yard and are welcomed with a haircut and white works, to the grueling physical and mental demands of Plebe summer, to the academic rigors and additional pressures imposed by the upperclassmen throughout the year. By the end of May, they’ve made it through one of the hardest years anyone in the military can weather.

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Three Hoorays for Commissioning Week!

By Bill the Goat on May 2, 2019 11:24:27 AM

What to Expect

It’s one of the most exciting weeks at the Yard, and it’s quickly approaching. This time of celebration features a series of events that culminate in an incredibly moving graduation ceremony for graduating Midshipmen, who receive both their diplomas and their commissions to serve in the Navy or Marine Corps.

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Annapolis Cup: Annual USNA vs. St. John's Croquet Match

By Bill the Goat on Apr 23, 2019 8:20:00 AM

Go Navy Beat St. John’s!

Saturday, April 27th is the big day when Navy will come face to face (or mallet to mallet) with St. John’s for that much awaited annual ritual – the Annapolis Cup – a celebration of competitive croquet, and a sure sign of spring. Tickets for this year’s match are sold out, but you can still get in on the action here. And if you’re twelve or younger, you can always get in for free, no tickets required.

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