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UNITED STATES - MAY 23 - Freshman midshipmen, known as "plebes," run to climb the Herndon Monument, a finale to their first year at the U.S. Naval Academy, in Annapolis, Md., Monday, May 23, 2016. Plebes are tasked with working together to summit the 21 foot monument, which is covered with 50 pounds of vegetable shortening, and replacing the dixie cap on the top with a midshipman cover. Midshipman 4th Class Chris Bianchi, swapped hats after 1 hour 12 minutes 30 seconds. (Photo By Al Drago/CQ Roll Call)

UNITED STATES - MAY 23 - Freshman midshipmen, known as "plebes," run to climb the Herndon Monument, a finale to their first year at the U.S. Naval Academy, in Annapolis, Md., Monday, May 23, 2016. Plebes are tasked with working together to summit the 21 foot monument, which is covered with 50 pounds of vegetable shortening, and replacing the dixie cap on the top with a midshipman cover. Midshipman 4th Class Chris Bianchi, swapped hats after 1 hour 12 minutes 30 seconds. (Photo By Al...
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