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    USNA slang

    I have not exactly found the tern anywhere but I think I am close The term Pink N only occurs after the biography in the section where varsity letters, clubs and the like occurs The term is only found in four people's biographies as below Gregg Miller Lindsay did not graduate...
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    USNA slang

    Thank you so much for that link. It will be useful.
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    Navy Directory: Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps

    Has anyone seen a Navy Directory: Officers of the United States Navy and Marine Corps published by BUNAV after 1941? I have found them online from 01Jan1915 through 01Apr1941 (with only 01Jan1941 missing), but cannot find any after 01Apr1941. The name was fairly consistent being Navy and Marine...
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    USNA slang

    In the 40's did underclassmen serve upper classmen doing things like shining shoes, etc.? I kind of get that idea from Midshipman Jungklas, 4/c, sir!—"Carry on, I'm your new wife." That was the start of three years together by the bay.
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    USNA slang

    These are the terms in Lucky Bags 1940 MELVIN ABRAHAMS NEW YORK, NY "What! No mail?" With this comment New York's contribution to the "sandblowers" of the Fourth Platoon arrives, ready to expound his latest psychological theory. ROBERT THOMAS ALLSOPP East Orange, NJ He will tell you...
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    USNA slang

    I am reading a the biographies in The Lucky Bag working on a project about leadership. I have encountered a number of terms and would like to know what they mean. They are Red Mike (he was or was not a Red Mike) Wife (probably not as in normal usage) Sky Buddy O.A.O. Dago sand-blower Replies...
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