Veterans Day…

Nuff said… We help each other… Always… … Continue reading

‘Murrica…

Something positive! Some real rock and roll!!! Blue Angels – Ultimate Best Action Video from Anthony Sullivan on Vimeo. … Continue reading

Final honors…

The last tribute to a military veteran… First is the flag is placed on a closed casket so the union blue field is at the head and over the left shoulder of the deceased. Afterward, Taps is played, followed by … Continue reading

Worth the reminder…

Another one from the mil email string- Many pilots are ex-military/military reservists… An Airline Captains Announcement “The American flag does not fly because the wind moves past it….the American flag flies from the last breath of each military member who … Continue reading

TBT…

Sonobuoys were the main way we tracked subs back in the day. I really hate to think how many TONS of those damn things I handled, one at a time, over the years… Weighing 15 to 39 lbs, we carried … Continue reading

Finally!!!

The Navy (and all services) are still paying the price for sequestration under Obama… It has been five years since the attack submarine Boise returned from its last patrol, and this whole time she has been waiting on some loving care and … Continue reading

Understanding…

This one came over the transom from the Mil email net… To understand a Military Veteran you must know: We left home as teenagers or in our early twenties for an unknown adventure. We loved our country enough to defend … Continue reading

Never Forget!!!

Why do we say that? One of the reasons is that this was a cowardly attack on US soil against innocent civilians… I lost three friends in the Pentagon Navy Ops Center. Captain Larry Getzfred, AW1 Joe Pycoir, and Jack … Continue reading

RIMPAC 2020…

Is in the books… RIMPAC is a Navy exercise held off Hawaii every other year, and brings militaries from the Pacific countries over to do cooperative exercises at sea. They are culminated by the sinking of a decommissioned ship that … Continue reading

Dammit…

Just my .02, but based on what I’m seeing/hearing, I think the Bonnie Dick is done for… Some pics from various sources tell the story. Forward mast collapsed due to superstructure melting out from under it Holes burned through from … Continue reading