USNA’s Christmas in May: Commissioning Week

If you're connected with the United States Naval Academy in any way, you are excited right now. It's Commissioning Week and things don't get much better. For the Firsties and families, this is like Super Bowl Week. Ball gowns, receptions, party favors, graduation announcements, brunches, pictures, parties, and everything leading up to the Big Moment … Continue reading USNA’s Christmas in May: Commissioning Week

The ongoing imperfection of our military academies

Once you're on the inside of military academy life, your perspective changes forever. You've seen behind the curtain. It's not as disappointing as Toto revealing The (not-so) Great And Powerful Oz, but your understanding broadens. When people learn of my kids attending USNA and USAFA, they immediately believe that they have had their Golden Ticket … Continue reading The ongoing imperfection of our military academies