Reef Points [United States Naval Academy] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Essential USNA protocol and informational guide. 18 Apr Per the Plebe Summer website, ; When reporting for I-Day, Plebes will be expected to know. Listed below are some excerpts relevant to Sea Scouting from Reef Points, a small booklet all Midshipmen at the United States Naval Academy are expected to.

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Mental Toughness The Navy Way

Like many things in life, it’s a combination of attractions and aversions. We wanted to graduate and become Naval Officers, of course, but we also did not want to quit or be forced out. A normal copyright tag is still required. The authors’ names, web address MentalGameCoach. They started with the things you were required to memorize and be able to recite at any time. When my daughter wanted a book on how to get into the Naval Academy, all she could find were books that told her how hard it was, how selective they were, how very few could achieve it.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Bo’suns Mate – “Man number 2 or 3 lifeboat! Jacqui Murray on November 6, at 2: What does all of this have to do with mental toughness? When the ensign is at half mast, the union jack, if flown from the jackstaff, shall also be at half mast. For an officer, the second priority was to ensure the welfare of the men that were assigned to him, and only then was he to think of his own comfort and preferences.


Let go the after fall! Hi Jacqui- I would strongly recommend she should stay in if possible! Learn how your comment data is processed. The concepts of determination and willpower in this poem are augmented by another famous Academy standard: Conversely, he should not be blind to a single fault in any subordinate, though at the same time, he should be quick and unfailing to distinguish error from malice, thoughtfulness from incompetency, and well meant shortcomings from heedless or stupid.

To Hunt a Sub. Test scores from boxing, wrestling, swimming, and gymnastics were combined with academic grades and performance evaluations from summer professional training in the fleet to produce a class ranking.

Your class rank determined which assignments would be open to you upon graduation, so it mattered a lot. Break out the Oscar flag! You can leave Harvard because you did not like it and people will believe you. If my memory serves me, they checked to ensure we were where we were supposed to be class, formation, etc.

Sometimes they would switch from physical exercise to “uniform races,” where you had 3 minutes to go back to your room, change from your athletic gear into a complete uniform, and return to the upperclassman’s room, only to go back to your room for another type uniform, and so on.

Prior to lowering, a half-masted ensign shall be closed-up. At one time I had material support responsibilities for all the submarine rescue vessels and their rescue equipment to care for in the Naval Sea Systems Command.

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The Navy life is amazing. This file is a work of a sailor or employee of the U. Smooth seas do not skillful sailors make. Every additional day there was another day of investment on our part. Tollaksen on November 4, at 5: He must be that, of course, but also reff great deal more.


Yes—at least in it was. Of course academics at the Academy were very demanding. Lower away together; Stand by to let fall! Then there were Plebe Rates. For additional information, see our full article re-publishing permission guidelines. He did not complain that the task was eref his expertise or not his responsibility or too hard.

Reef for more information. And it rested on the presumption of self-discipline in the officer. He is a multiple Hall-Of-Fame honoree as an athlete, coach and school alumnus, an award-winning scholar-athlete, published book author and articles author, and has coached at the highest levels of major-league pro sports, big-time college athletics and corporate America.

This 22 verse poem, also memorized by Plebes, contains practical wisdom on how to meet the requirements of the service, including these lines:. The guy went nuts! Because of classes and mandatory athletics, I was unable to collect the required number. I worked for a couple of rdef in the test and training areas—contract management and then was shifted to work that was more engineering as a GS General Engineer.