The highest rank in the U.S Navy that he ever held was Lieutenant Junior Grade. However, this former U.S. Naval Academy basketball star will always be known by his notable nautical nickname, The Admiral.
Today, Veteran’s Day, is the perfect day to remember this exceptional athlete – perhaps the NBA’s most famous veteran. David Robinson stands very tall as an example of the mryiads of other men and women, whom we honor today, who have faithfully defended our nation.
In The Admiral’s case, not only did he distinguish himself as an officer in the U.S. Navy, but he also excelled on the NBA hardwood following his mandatory service in the military following an amazing basketball career at Navy.Continue reading