Top Ten Thanksgiving Break Tips – #3

The upper class families were generous in their shares, when asked what advice they would give the parents of USAFA Class 2021, about the cadets’ first break. The overall theme was to be flexible . . . no two experiences are the same and most expectations should be left behind.

TIP #3


USAFA Cadets Sleeping anywhere

Apparently they fall asleep in the darnedest places . . . Sports games, roller coaster rides, church . . . any where they relax for a moment they could catch some ZZZZZ’s.

“. . . ours fell asleep at Busch Gardens . . . on a ride, on a bench . . . pretty much anywhere” ~ C. Prusak

“Sleep sleep sleep. With their favorite meal thrown in at some point.” ~ S. Dueber

And then there are those that NEVER SLEEP!

“My DD did more things in the few days she was home than I do in a month.” ~ L. Johns

” . . . mine was up early and went to bed late, he wanted to do as much with his short time home as possible.” ~ R. O’Donnell

“Mine was on the go from the time he got home till we took him to the airport to head back . . . lots of food, family and

The polar reports of cadet activity around sleep has me a bit curious.  Please share here what your cadet ends up doing on their Thanksgiving Day Break.  Do they sleep much of their time home?  Or do they opt to sacrifice sleep for time

Want a few good laughs?  Head over to the USAFA Sleeps Facebook page started by, now graduates, Tyler and Sydney Ginger.  The ability to fall asleep anywhere occurs on campus as well.  In fact, the word ‘library’ received a new definition due to the number of amusing photos submitted to the page.

USAFA Cadet asleep with books resting on his head.Library, li-brar-y. noun.
1. A building or room containing collections of books, periodicals, and sometimes films and recorded music for people to read, borrow, or refer to
2. A building or room containing collections of sleeping doolies, cadets, and sometimes civilians for people to observe, photograph, or refer to ~


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