One from the memory vault…

TXRed’s comment yesterday about penalty boxes brought back a memory of dealing with the USAF at certain bases. They didn’t like us trashing up their pretty ramps with our dirty airplanes. I think the statute of limitations has run out … Continue reading

A must read…

Via Borepatch, you really need to read this one… http://idrivewarships.wordpress.com/2013/11/10/a-sailors-dying-wish/ It just proves the ‘real’ traditions of the Navy are alive and well in that they truly take care of shipmates, young AND old… RIP EM2 Cloud, the kids are … Continue reading

USN Then and Now…

And oh so damn true for the most part…THENNOWIf you smoked, you had an ashtray on your desk.If you smoke, you get sent outside and treated like a leper, if you’re lucky.Mail took weeks to come to the ship.If the … Continue reading

Another Day, Another Airplane Ride…

Thirty-six hours of travel for 16 hours worth of meetings.  I’m not doing ‘something’ right here.  Good trip though, productive and hopefully some positives will come out of it…  In the I TRULY know I’m getting too old category, came … Continue reading

On the Road again…

Just a quick blog- It’s really interesting signing into the blog from here… Most of the character sets come up in Japanese language (Kanji), with a few things coming up in English… You either have to visualize the boxes with … Continue reading