BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The U.S. Naval Academy welcomed about 1,200 plebes, or freshmen, to its Annapolis campus Thursday.
Induction Day is the official first day of “plebe summer,” and it’s a whirlwind unlike any other first day of school. Plebe summer is six weeks of basic midshipmen training — which prepares students for their first academic year at the Naval Academy.
Students were ushered through various stations in which they are issued gear, learn how to salute, get haircuts and, of course, get a good dose of yelling.
Nicole Dado, a junior from New Jersey, helped get the freshmen prepared for their four-year...