Teamwork…

Take 80+ people from a dozen different organizations, stick them halfway around the world, throw in one Typhoon, language barriers, multiple locations and still get the job done???Hell yes 🙂Sometimes you get lucky and everything falls into place- Old farts … Continue reading

Today was not a good day…

This morning, when I went in to work out here, I learned that one of the folks I had trained in 1991 as a young pup in the Navy was in the hospital in Jacksonville, FL with a brain aneurysm. … Continue reading

I’m really and Old Fart…

Since we have another $%^& typhoon screwing up our ops, and I was tired of herding cats; three of us went out to dinner last night at Sam’s Anchor Inn in Naha. In the course of dinner, I was reminded … Continue reading

Helicopters and memories…

Murphy’s post about flying in Helos reminded me of a couple of instances from my formative years in the navy. First a basic indoctrination on helicopters… The whole thing is held together with what is called the Jesus Nut- This … Continue reading

SAR over the Atlantic

In 22 years of Naval Aviation, this was one of my most memorable flights. Normally these stories start off- It was a dark and stormy night… This one doesn’t… It was the typical Bermuda day. Nice onshore breeze, sunshine and … Continue reading

Not the prime time players…

Well, ya gotta give em a A for effort, but execution leaves a bit to be desired… On a positive point, looks like no serious injuries were incurred in the performance of these stunts. On a different note- If you … Continue reading

Random stuff…

Her gun is definitely bigger than mine… This is the face of the new Soldier, Sailor, Airman (in this case), and Marine; who is having to clean up our messes… Damn Gephart and Kennedy and that ilk for not allowing … Continue reading

Humor- A little too close to the truth?

For those who don’t know much about history…… here is a Elsie (condensed) version. Humans originally existed as members of small bands of nomadic hunters/gatherers. They lived on deer in the mountains during the summer and would go to the … Continue reading

New Blog :-)

Go check out Larry Correia’s new Blog…Larry is well known over at THR and for his company Fuzzy Bunny Guns. This should be an interesting blog if you’re into shooting, B movies and/or Monster movies…Welcome Larry! … Continue reading

Dark of night musings…

Yawn… It’s 0230, I’m wide awake and bored to tears… Finished the last of the book I was reading on the airplane, so here I sit, staring at a blank computer screen. This is not good… Sigh…Went out on the … Continue reading