The U.S. Navy Academy prepares for in-person commencement this week. The college has emerged from the COVID-19 emergency restrictions to have the in-person graduation event which comes up this Friday in Annapolis. Over the weekend members of the class of 2024 performed the traditional 21-foot high Herndon Monument Climb. All the details of the week long graduation celebration events leading up to Friday’s graduation are available on the U.S. Naval Academy website.