Covington County Natives Share Their Experiences at Three Different Military Academies


Three Covington County natives shared their experiences at three different military academies with the Rotary Club yesterday.

C.J. Philpott, a political science major and a rising senior at the U.S. Air Force Academy, said that basic training prior to starting the academy and freshman year were very difficult.

Sim Bowden, a rising junior at the U.S. Naval Academy, said that the 50-day indoctrination program summer prior to freshman year was extremely challenging.

Chandler Jones’ experience was different, as he attended a prep school prior to enrolling in West Point.

See the original article in Andalusia Star News


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