Reception Day, a new cadet's first day at West Point. R-Day, in the vernacular of the Military Academy. My own was 25 years ago today.
Here's a post about last year's R-Day, which includes a link to an aerial photo of new cadets marching. And here's an R-Day post I wrote 2 years ago, with a picture of yours truly "welcoming" a new cadet to West Point.
And here are a couple dozen pictures taken of yesterday's R-Day by a staff reporter for the Times Herald-Record, a local newspaper near West Point.
The Long Gray Line continues to grow....