Kim Hairston, Baltimore Sun
May 14, 2013
Michael Brown, 19, Fairfax, VA, 8th Company, musters his strength as he and other plebes endure "Rope PT" during SeaTrials. Plebes, fourth class midshipmen, are put through physical and mental challenges that promote teamwork and company and class bonding at the United States Naval Academy. They are on the grounds of Naval Support Activity Annapolis.