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Only the Navy… Can take a sophisticated game and turn it into a raucous rule bending game played all over the Navy… Welcome to Acey Ducey! This is a picture of an old WESTPAC board, probably from a Chief’s Mess … Continue reading

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Back in the day, I was stationed at NAS Moffett Field in California. I went through training in VP-31, then headquartered in Hangar 1 there. Originally built to house the USS Macon, it is HUGE! 600 yards long, over 200 … Continue reading

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You know you’re old if you recognize these… And half the time you just left the key in the ignition… You won’t ever see this product again, it’s been judged too dangerous! Ours was the green version of the table … Continue reading

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Lots of folks talk about how a cell phone now has EVERY capability from the old Radio Shack ads, including a pretty decent camera. But the old school cameras did work pretty well for their technology and the time period. … Continue reading

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Reaching WAY back this time… For you youngsters, the answers are below the fold. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Those who complain about Legos have never stepped on these in the dark… And how many remember playing these as teenagers??? And did you use ‘body’ English??? 😉 And bonus points if you know what these are! … Continue reading

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Shipmate of mine sent me this… It was definitely true when we were doing it… Hopefully it’s a bit better today… And I know some scientists that are STILL arguing about the figures from experiments lo these many years later… … Continue reading

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We do a symposium every year for the MPRA community, one in Jacksonville, FL for the east coast, and the west coast version at Whidbey Island, WA. One of our WWII vets who attended told the story of having to … Continue reading

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WAY back in the day… early 70s, no it’s not me in the picture, but I got to ‘enjoy’ Warner Springs in January going through SERE training… Brrr… War Criminal #25!!! And yes, the damned rattlesnakes were PROTECTED!!! Cost us … Continue reading

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Hard to believe this was 50 years ago… Still the best feel good story, I think, out of Vietnam, and probably the ultimate beer run! Sadly, stuff like that will never happen again due to the ‘changes’ in policy and … Continue reading

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