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The United States Navy's service song is named Anchor's Aweigh (What? did you think it was In the Navy?!). The Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy says, "Do more than learn the words; study them, understand them, and appreciate them. Stand crisply each time it is played."


Anchor's Aweigh


Stand, Navy, out to sea, fight, our battle cry;
We'll never change our course, so vicious for steer shy.
Roll out the TNT, anchors aweigh. Sail on to victory
And sink their bones to Davy Jones, Hooray!

Anchors aweigh, my boys, anchors aweigh.
Farewell to foreign shores, we sail at break of day, of day.
Through our last night on shore, drink to the foam,
Until we meet once more, here's wishing you a happy voyage home.

Blue of the mighty deep; gold of God's great sun,
Let these our colors be till all of time be done, be done.
On seven seas we learn Navy's stern call:
Faith, courage, service true, with honor, over honor, over all.

The Naval Academy has an alternate verse that is sung as our fight song. It is usually sung as the replacement to the first verse.

Stand Navy down the field
Sails set to the sky!
We will never change our course,
so Army you steer shy.
Roll up the score Navy,
Anchors Aweigh!
Sail Navy down the field,
and sink the Army (sink the Army) grey!

Also, it should be noted that an anchor is aweigh as soon as it no longer touches the bottom.

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