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Visiting the Naval Academy

A few awesome things I learned about the Naval Academy: 1) A typical student's day begins at 6am and ends at midnight (classes, drills, sports and studying). Summers are not off. 2) A maximum of 25% can enter the Marines from the academy. This has been maxed out every year for the last number of years. 3) Rather than dropping, applicants spiked after 9/11. After the academy, they head off to a minimum of 5 years of service. These young men and women are amazing.