Responsibility and Obligation will be more and more with adding a gold stripe on shoulder board, becoming a 2/c midshipman. 2/c midshipmen are responsible for helping 3/c and 4/c midshipmen, they are also standard- setters, they will be squad SGT taking responsibility of leading the squad accomplish their job. When 1/C First Class midshipmen go to graduation cruise, the 2/C will take over the command and leadership during those days. 2/C year is an important period that midshipmen start to learn more professional military detail. Besides keeping learning more naval professional knowledge, they will have to know the great responsibility and mission that combat naval vessel have through going to Ocean University and summer cruise on AP-type vessel.