It was a raid to prove equity. They didn’t want the other goat to feel left out.
Now go beat your boots cadets.
My daughter (a Naval ROTC Midshipman) really got a kick out of this article. Poor Old Bill!
There must be some confusion in the article, as according to the USNA Website, Bill XXXV died in 2016.
Shoulda sent citadel cadets to do the job