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  • n  a temporary rank held by young naval officers in training

  • In Rickover's time (class of '22), life for a Jewish midshipman at Annapolis was marked by some unpleasantness.
  • Even as a midshipman he was a hearty: sometimes the sea made him sick, but never thoughts of home.
  • First upshot: two midshipmen charged with helping her face dire punishment, and three midshipman officers who knew of the plot were broken to the ranks (the academy first said the .
News & Articles


  • John McCain in San Francisco Chronicle
    There's no greater act of patriotism than military service, and I am very proud that Thomas has chosen to serve his country by joining the Navy. He will be an outstanding midshipman. His extraordinary academic ability, integrity and drive will... John Kerry http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Kerry&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGeVo7lZZrVLxpZYOe1L2RWeIhupQ Leominster Champion http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.leominsterchamp.com/news/2010-06-25/Schools/Thomas_Krysil_accepted_into_Naval_Academy.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFsTd6CpXPi2OSATBdsE5z0srQxGw Jun 24, 2010 63452 84708 midshipman I was an arrogant, undisciplined, insolent midshipman ...... I acted like a jerk," McCain wrote in "Faith."
  • Julien Leparoux in ESPN
    I knew I got Midshipman, I was just worried if somebody was coming from behind,said Leparoux, who won his third Breeders' Cup race over two days. "He ran a big race. He kept on going all the way."

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