[Each year the freshman class at the Naval Academy, known as 'Plebes,' climb the lard covered Herndon Monument at the Naval Academy to retrieve the Plebian Sailor's hat and replace it with an officer's hat. Above, freshmen make a human wall to climb the monument on May 19, 2014 in Annapolis, Maryland. The tradition is one step in marking the end of wearing freshman headgear and moving up to headgear more like a U.S. Naval officer. Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images.]

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