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Ready to Be Impressed? A Look into Laundry at USNA

By Bill the Goat on Aug 22, 2019 12:55:00 PM

For most college students, laundry is a dreaded and frequently avoided chore. Students joke about how clothing collects in large piles until they can scrounge up enough quarters to get it all done at once. However, midshipmen are not typical college students, and their laundry requirements are considerably different.

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New to the Navy Family? 10 Staple Items and Things to Do

By Bill the Goat on Aug 15, 2019 8:28:00 AM

Welcome to the Navy family, we’re glad you’re here! Whether you are a parent of a plebe or the loved one of a newly accepted incoming midshipman next year, you are now part of a prestigious family valuing honor, courage, and commitment. This journey is steeped in noble history and Naval tradition, and is sure to be filled with endless pride.

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Behind the Scenes: Plebe Summer Prep

By Bill the Goat on Aug 8, 2019 11:48:54 AM

Happy Plebe Parents' Weekend to the midshipmen parents of the 2023 class!

Plebe Summer officially begins with Induction Day, the day when candidates and their families descend upon Annapolis and the Naval Academy. It’s an exciting and moving milestone for the incoming class, as they enter military service and say goodbye to loved ones.

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