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knee-deep navy

n. the U.S. Coast Guard. (Jocular and derogatory.) Join the knee-deep navy and see the beach!
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I knew that no more loyal officer wore the uniform of the navy.
I had put him in charge of this work, since he always had been accounted one of the best gravitation-screen men in the navy.
The park would be open to him of course, and few navy officers, or men of any other description, can have had such a range; but what restrictions I might impose on the use of the pleasure-grounds, is another thing.
The navy, I think, who have done so much for us, have at least an equal claim with any other set of men, for all the comforts and all the privileges which any home can give.
A man is in greater danger in the navy of being insulted by the rise of one whose father, his father might have disdained to speak to, and of becoming prematurely an object of disgust himself, than in any other line.
Carthoris, too, loyal son of Helium that he was, felt that even his beloved navy might not be able to cope successfully with the combined forces of three great powers.
I wanted her christened the Perry in honor both of her designer and that other great naval genius of another world, Captain Oliver Hazard Perry, of the United States Navy.
Grant had chosen, he would have taken a--not a good temper into it; and as he must, either in the navy or army, have had a great many more people under his command than he has now, I think more would have been made unhappy by him as a sailor or soldier than as a clergyman.
Then I had been an unknown wanderer upon a strange planet, and he a simple padwar in the navy of Helium.
As we descended in great circles toward the navy docks a mighty multitude could be seen surging in the streets beneath.
Just then the dinner-bell rang, and I was not sorry, for it is a dreadful thing to have to listen to an officer of the Royal Navy when he gets on to that subject.
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We're working hard to make this program better and better every day," said Keith Boring, Navy COOL program manager.
All our Navy Lodge general managers and associates work hard to provide PREMIER guest service each and every day for our guests," said Vice President Michael Bockelman of Navy Exchange Service Command's (NEXCOM's) Navy Lodge Program.
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