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New class at the Merchant Marine Academy

Regimental Training Officers Halle, left, and Molino, right,

Regimental Training Officers Halle, left, and Molino, right, shout out an order at a plebe to put his cap on during the first day of indoctrination at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. (July 2, 2013) Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Plebes' first day at the Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point.

Tom Vincent of Massachusetts has his height measured
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Tom Vincent of Massachusetts has his height measured by Jameson Croall during the first day of indoctrination at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. Two hundred and thirty eight plebes from across the country received their first military haircut and uniforms, learned to salute in their first official formation, and got first assignments. (July 2, 2013)

Incoming plebes are taught the proper way to
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Incoming plebes are taught the proper way to salute by RPO Kevin Pfeil during the first day of indoctrination at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. (July 2, 2013)

Regimental Training Officer Dario Delgado shouts an order
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Regimental Training Officer Dario Delgado shouts an order at plebe Luehrmann while forming a squad during the first day of indoctrination at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. (July 2, 2013)

Plebe Manning receives a haircut during the first
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Plebe Manning receives a haircut during the first day of indoctrination at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. (July 2, 2013)

Plebes read their USMMA handbook while waiting in
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Plebes read their USMMA handbook while waiting in line for a haircut during the first day of indoctrination at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. (July 2, 2013)

Regimental Training Officers Halle, left, and Molino, right,
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Regimental Training Officers Halle, left, and Molino, right, shout out an order at a plebe to put his cap on during the first day of indoctrination at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. (July 2, 2013)

Ryan Scott and his girlfriend Alyssa Chapman kiss
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Ryan Scott and his girlfriend Alyssa Chapman kiss before the first day of indoctrination at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. (July 2, 2013)

A line of incoming plebes wait to be
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

A line of incoming plebes wait to be called during the first day of indoctrination at the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point. (July 2, 2013)

Liz Meyer of Virginia Beach, Va., receives a
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Liz Meyer of Virginia Beach, Va., receives a hug and kiss from her son Channing before he leaves for his duties during the first day of indoctrination at the Merchant Marine Academy. (July 2, 2013)

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