Naval Academy midshipmen use day off to dig out Annapolis

WASHINGTON – With classes canceled at the U.S. Naval Academy, thousands of midshipmen found themselves with spare time on their hands.

Rather than spend the day taking advantage of downtime, a group of midshipmen decided to put their spare time to good use.

John Schofield, public affairs officer for the Naval Academy, tweeted that a group of midshipmen were preparing to take to the streets of Annapolis to help residents dig out.

A short time later, Schofield tweeted out a photo of the group getting ready to deploy:

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