US Navy's slippery rite of passage
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US Navy's slippery rite of passage

Each year, there is a strange sight in the grounds of the US Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

About 1,000 first-year students can be seen shirtless, scrambling over one another at the base of the Herndon Monument on campus.

But what exactly are they trying to do?

  • 23 May 2016
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