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Annual Herndon monument climb

Hundreds of freshmen midshipmen participate in the annual Herndon Monument Climb at the Naval Academy in Annapolis. It is a traditional part of Commissioning Week at the academy.

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Navy plebes have smooth climb up fat-free Herndon Monument
Article | First-year students at the U.S. Naval Academy clambered to the top of the 21-foot Herndon Monument on Monday in near-record time, a memorable performance in one of the most storied traditions at the Annapolis service academy.

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