Brief Points

Brief Points

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The Naval Academy's culture is a unique and sometimes baffling phenomenon to the outside world, but with this newly updated guide in hand relatives and friends of midshipmen will find answers to all the questions they might have about Academy life. Since it was first published more than a decade ago, parents have relied on the almanac for insights into their sons' and daughters' experiences at Annapolis. Now the son of the original author has taken on the responsibility of bringing the popular reference up to date. An Academy graduate, active duty naval officer, and former English instructor at the Academy, the younger Mackenzie makes full use of his intimate knowledge of Annapolis to fill in the gaps. Along with the latest facts on car ownership, dating policies, athletic requirements, and disciplinary demands, you'll now find a useful guide to Internet resources. A midshipman profile and a dictionary of qMidspeakq completes the picture in a book whose title recalls the midshipmen's own manual, Reef Points, but extends its concept for outsiders seeking practical information about the Academy, the Navy, and Annapolis. Prospective applicants, graduates, newcomers to the USNA staff, and visitors seeking a memento will also be attracted to this useful guide.... the five-year obligation after graduation and then leaving the naval service (a€œIa#39;m gonna five and divea€). flamer Usually ... and/or chest candy on a uniform; flare comes in all kinds, from dork forks to stars to craftmaster pins to PRT wreaths to ... but usually in reference to formations prior to morning and noon meals, and fol- lowing Sunday dinner. form 2 Written document (on the computer) that puts someone. formals See alpha inspection and inspections. a demerit slip in high school.

Title:Brief Points
Author:Ross H. Mackenzie
Publisher:Naval Institute Press - 2004


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