Seventeen-year-old Miguel A. Acosta of Simsbury has changed his career plans. No surprise. Teen-agers do that kind of thing all the time. Unfortunately for Acosta, however, he changed his mind after enlisting in the U.S. Navy. He wants out, but the Navy doesn’t want to let him go.

Now Acosta is taking the Navy to court. He claims in Acosta v. Secretary of the Navy that a Navy recruiter misled him about the ease with which he could leave the service if he changed his mind after enlisting.

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