Coming Home! The Excitement and Things to Think About

As I discuss about at length in my book, A USNA Mom's Journal, I am SO EXCITED for all N*avy parents, but especially for Plebe parents!!! Mids and Plebes will be coming home today for Thanksgiving break (unless they had an OPINFO assignment). For Plebes, it will be the first time that they have been …

Words for the Journey with Steve Wade | Podcast Episode 16

There is something special about the Navy journey that affects us all as parents. It changes us from the inside out and we are never the same once those bronze doors close on I-Day. We are privileged to have access to our Mids - more than Air Force, West Point, or even Coastguard. The Naval …

The Deja Vu of Scrambling and Shotgunning… Why do they matter?

To say that the past two years have been unusually difficult would be an understatement. Our Mids, especially the plebes, have had to work really hard to stay motivated and positive. Thankfully, things are beginning to return to some sense of normalcy. With that said, the Class of 2025 is looking at being scrambled or shuffled. So what is the deal with that and why does it matter? (Continue Reading)

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