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 Sailor’s Thoughts, part 2…

A continuation from yesterday… The guys who seemed to get away with doing the least, always seemed to be first in the pay line and the chow line. General Quarters drills and the need to evacuate one’s bowels often seem … Continue reading

Now you know…

  Q. Why do Navy airplanes need tail hooks?             A. After a tough day of flying on an aircraft carrier, the planes are always washed and they use the hooks to hang the planes … Continue reading

A little Navy Humor…

“THE FIVE MOST DANGEROUS THINGS IN THE US NAVY”A Seaman saying, “I learned this in Boot Camp…”A Petty Officer saying, “Trust me, sir…”A Lieutenant JG saying, “Based on my experience…”A Lieutenant saying, “I was just thinking…”A Chief chuckling, “Watch this … Continue reading

Alzheimer’s Test…

How fast can you guess these words? 1. F_ _K2. PU_S_3. S_X4. P_N_S5. BOO_S6. _ _NDOM Answers: 1. FORK2. PULSE3. SIX4. PANTS5. BOOKS6. RANDOMYou got all 6 wrong….didn’t you? Don’t worry, nothing is wrong with your memory, it just means … Continue reading

A Shipboard Life, part 3…

Quality of Life…1. Invite 200 to 1000 of your ‘not so closest’ friends to come over. Board up all the windows and doors to your house for six months. After 6 months take down the boards. But, since you’re on … Continue reading

A Shipboard Life, part 2…

I also sent this to some old Navy friends, and got this back this morning!This really brought back some memories. Take it from a former resident of U.S.S. Mindoro, U.S.S. Siboney, U.S.S. Antietam, U.S.S. Tarawa, U.S.S. Valley Forge, & U.S.S. … Continue reading

A Shipboard Life…

In honor of the idjit I was sitting next to on the airplane today who though shipboard life was, “Like cool, man; I guess there isn’t much to do when you’re not fighting and stuff, right?” AARRGGGHHHH!!!! whereinhelldothesepeoplecomefrom??? And why … Continue reading