This page represents the 2021 Orientation Program. View below to see blog posts and more pictures from Orientation.

  • Graduation
    Friday, August 27th, 2021 This morning, the Youngies went for a 3 mile run down the Cape Cod Canal at 0515. It was a run full of cadences, comradery, and motivation. Each Company was giving it their all.  Every step they took was a step closer to Orientation Graduation! Each Cadet Candidate must pass the … Continue reading Orientation Read more
  • New Learnings Set In Stone, The Final Full Day, Training Day 13
    Thursday, August 26th, 2021 The last full day of Orientation started with the new Cadet Canadiate’s first full Morning Formation with all the companies in attendance. Companies 1-7 lined the parade field together in front of the Regimental Staff and saluted the flag. Around the middle of the day, The Massachusetts Maritime Academy’s homeport training … Continue reading Orientation Read more
  • Exceeding the Standard, Training Day 12
    Wednesday, August 25th, 2021 Training aboard a live vessel on the water continued to transpire as more Companies took their turn to board the Ranger training vessel. Massachusetts’s Maritime Academy’s homeport training ship, the T.S. Kennedy, is not currently available. But a smaller scaled ship was able to compensate for the Kennedy’s absence as it … Continue reading Orientation Read more
  • The Youngies Are Underway, Training Day 11
    Tuesday, August 24, 2021 It was another early morning wake-up for the Youngies! Reveille played at 0445 and straight out to PT they went. The Cadet Candidates are motivated. The Cadet Candidates’ willingness to better themselves shined through today. Last night’s 2000 PT session did not diminish their motivation to get back at it this … Continue reading Orientation Read more
  • Comradery and Morale, Training Day 10
    Monday, August 23, 2021 This morning had an unusual start.  Due to weather conditions, there was no morning PT and Youngies got to sleep in an extra two hours. Instead, we had a motivating 2000 PT session under the lights at Clean Harbors Stadium. In the pouring rain and under the glow of the stadium … Continue reading Orientation Read more