U.S. Naval Academy Plebes Climb Herndon Monument In More Than 2 HoursIt's Herndon Monument Climb Day -- when the academy's 1,000 or so freshmen, known as the plebe class, attempt to climb the 21-foot tall Herndon Monument and remove the plebe hat or "dixie cup" from the top.
Plebe Summer Ends For U.S. Naval Academy Class Of 2019Six weeks to toughen up for the next four years. It's called Plebe Summer at the U.S. Naval Academy.
Plebes No More: Naval Academy Freshmen Climb Herndon MonumentIt's an annual rite of passage at the U.S. Naval Academy: the Herndon climb. Hundreds of plebes scramble to climb a greased up monument to replace a freshman's hat with a midshipman's hat.
Class Of 2018 Plebes Report For Induction Day At The Naval Academy More than 1,200 new students have arrived at the U.S. Naval Academy.
Plebes No More: USNA Midshipmen Complete Herndon Monument ClimbGrab the lard. Monday marks the annual tradition known as the Herndon Monument Climb at the Naval Academy.
Incoming Freshmen Begin Their Training At Naval AcademyThe Naval Academy's newest students get their first taste of military life.
Induction Day Marks The Start Of Grueling Plebe Summer At The Naval AcademyMore than 1,200 men and women began their four-year journey on Thursday at the Naval Academy in Annapolis.
It's Plebe Parents' Weekend At The Naval AcademyIt's Plebe Parents' Weekend for first-year students at the U.S. Naval Academy. A formal parade is scheduled for Saturday in Annapolis.