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Naval Academy Class of 2021 Arrives for Induction Day

  POSTED ON: Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:00 AM by

WHO: Roughly 1,200 young men and women report as the Naval Academy Class of 2021.

WHEN: Thursday, June 29 beginning at 6 a.m.

WHERE: U.S. Naval Academy’s Alumni Hall, Annapolis, Md.

WHAT: Incoming plebes (freshmen) are processed through various stations in Alumni Hall to become members of the Naval Academy’s Class of 2021. Stations include uniform issue, medical examinations, hair-cuts and learning to salute. The day culminates with the Oath of Office ceremony at 6 p.m. in Tecumseh Court. After the ceremony, plebes will meet with their families for the last time until Plebe Parents’ Weekend, Aug. 10-13.  Plebe Summer officially begins at the completion of the Oath of Office ceremony.

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Media planning to cover this event or wishing to interview/photograph plebes, their parents and/or midshipmen first class (seniors) responsible for plebe training need to contact the Public Affairs Office at 410-293-2292 no later than noon, Wednesday, June 28.