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Coming Soon to a Website Near You: A Brand New NABSD Experience!

By Bill the Goat on May 27, 2021 12:30:00 PM

It’s been amazing to have the Midshipmen Store renovated in time for Commissioning Week. I’ve been getting my fix at 1845 Coffee every day, and doing the rounds while I snap up some snacks and snag some new spring Navy gear (like a lighter blanket—this winter one is too hot).

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

By Bill the Goat on May 5, 2021 9:00:00 AM

(Updated May 2021)

The Plebes at the United States Naval Academy overcome obstacles all throughout their first year, and that year is always capped off with one last great challenge.

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Do Not Miss the Noon Meal Formation!

By Bill the Goat on Apr 14, 2021 8:30:00 AM

If you’re on the Yard just before noon, drop whatever you are doing and get to Tecumseh Court, right outside of Bancroft Hall. Join the crowd to view the impressive noon meal formation. Against the stunning backdrop of the massive Beaux Arts Bancroft Hall, you’ll see thousands of us Midshipmen marching into Tecumseh Court and then standing at perfect attention. The excitement is palpable.

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