In over their heads?

September 26, 2013 

USNA seniors re-create the Suribachi flag-raising. Luke Hoffer is fourth from the left.


Seniors from the United States Naval Academy’s swim team tweeted a photo Wednesday of their underwater re-creation of the Marines' second flag-raising on Mt. Suribachi. East Chapel Hill alum Luke offer, now a USNA senior and swimmer on the Navy varsity team, is fourth from the left, in the same position as Ira Hayes in helping to raise the pole.

Chapel Hill News is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service