It's Induction Day for the U.S. Naval Academy's Class of 2022.
It begins at 6 a.m. Thursday at the academy in Annapolis.
Incoming freshmen, which are known as plebes at the school, are processed through various stations. They include uniform issue, medical examinations, hair-cuts and learning to salute.
The day culminates with the Oath of Office ceremony at 6 p.m.
After that, the students meet with their families for the last time until Plebe Parents' Weekend starting Aug.9.