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Reporting-in day for prospective cadets

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Cadet Second Class Hayley Smith gives instructions to a member of her company as The United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 arrives on campus for R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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Swab Kevin Lennox gets his hair cut as members of the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 arrive on campus for R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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United States Coast Guard Academy Cadets Second Class Aurimas Juodka, left, and Sheila Bertrand get in the face of "swab" Kevin Lennox as Bravo Company finishes at the barber shop and mailroom during R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" for the class of 2018 Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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Members of Golf Company of the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 sign-in before being marched-off for R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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Family look-on as members of of Golf Company of the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 form-up before being marched-off for R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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Members of of Golf Company of the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 meet their Cadre, the second class cadets who will be their trainers, for the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014 in the Chase Hall courtyard. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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"Swabs" square their corners as they march from the courtyard into Chase Hall at the The United States Coast Guard Academy for R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" for the class of 2018 Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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"Swab" Kathry Haerr "sounds-off" as Echo Company gathers in a courtyard following uniform issue as the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 arrives on campus for R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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"Swab" Christopher Clark and the rest of Echo Company study their copy of the Running Light, the swab guidebook, in a courtyard following uniform issue as the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 arrives on campus for R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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Members of Bravo Company scramble to adjust their uniforms as the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 arrives on campus for R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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"Swab" Jacklyn Kokomoor, of Groton, "sounds-off" for her cadre as Foxtrot Company is drilled in the Chase Hall courtyard while the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 arrives on campus for R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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"Swab" Jacklyn Kokomoor, of Groton, studies her Running Light as Foxtrot Company is drilled in the Chase Hall courtyard while the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 arrives on campus for R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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"Swab" Madison Miller studies her Running Light as Charlie Company of the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 is drilled by their training cadre on Washington Parade Field during R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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"Swab" Adam Davis, of Griswold, studies his Running Light as Charlie Company of the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 is drilled by their training cadre on Washington Parade Field during R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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United States Coast Guard Academy "Swab" Daria McKenna, of Mystic, "sounds-off" with fellow members of Alpha Company as they form-up to march onto the parade field for their swearing-in ceremony during R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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Members of the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 queue-up for their class photo at the end of R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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Family watch as members of the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 queue-up for their class photo at the end of R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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Members of the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 pose for their class photo at the end of R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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"Swab" Jake David gets a collective hug from his parents; Edith and Mark and sister Stefanie as members of the United States Coast Guard Academy class of 2018 get 15-minutes with their families between their swearing-in ceremony and returning to training for R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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"Swab" Brandon Horacek takes advantage of his 15-minutes of family time between their swearing-in ceremony and returning to training for R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.

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United States Coast Guard Academy leadership salute as Foxtrot Company of the class of 2018 marches back to training after their swearing-in ceremony, class photo and family time at the conclusion of R-Day, the reporting-in day that marks the beginning of the 7-week "Swab Summer" Monday, June 30, 2014. About 250 prospective cadets, Swabs, start the program designed to indoctrinate them to the military life of the academy and at the end will be accepted into the corps of cadets.