Follow along as the Cadre train rigorously in the days leading up to Orientation. In this phase, known as Pre-Orientation, Cadre are taking on new challenges, learning to lead, and becoming the professional leaders of tomorrow.
- 8/18 Pre-O Day 6Our final day of Pre-O, and what a day it was! The Cadre started off the morning with a 2 mile run in the fog in prepartion for the “Cadre Swim”. Cadre Swim is a time honored tradtion here at Orientation, where on the final day of Pre-O all the Cadre jump off the dock … Continue reading Pre-Orientation Read more
- 8/17 Pre-O Day 5Our last full day here at Pre-Orientation, and what a day it’s been! The Cadre had another great day of PT this morning, pushing themselves even harder to be better than they were the day before. After breakfast, the Companies split for the morning to spent the time practicing drill, cadences, and discussing leadership styles … Continue reading Pre-Orientation Read more
- 8/16 Pre-O Day 4Today, the Cadre had another great day of leadership training at Pre-O. We started the morning with another great PT session, and got ready for todays meetings. LCDR Pinero gave a rousing presentation on How to Inspire as Leaders, and the Cadre contributed with some great questions and discussion points. They learned more important knowledge … Continue reading Pre-Orientation Read more
- 8/15 Pre-O Day 3Not even rain can stop the Cadre here at Pre-Orientation ! We woke up this morning bright and early for PT, and proceeded to get absolutely drenched by the weather. The Battalions split up and completed the PT circuit or went on a cadence run. Despite the conditions, there was a smile on everyone’s face! … Continue reading Pre-Orientation Read more
- 8/14 Pre-O Day 2The Cadre started this morning bright and early for their first PT test. They were out on the football field and warming up before the sunrise! The battalions each did a calisthenics test and a timed mile run, and everyone was out there giving their all. Everyone was encouraging each other, cheering on their friends … Continue reading Pre-Orientation Read more
- 8/13 Pre-O Day 1Today, the Cadre and Senior Staff arrived on campus for the first day of Pre-Orientation! Over the next five days, these cadets will train to prepare for the 410 Cadet Candidates that will be placed in their care when they arrive on Sunday. After moving in and getting reunited with friends, everyone gathered in Admirals … Continue reading Pre-Orientation Read more