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USS Saufley DD465

| August 18, 2019 | 16 Comments
USS Saufley DD465

This is an official overview of the adequacy available of facilities for the crew of the USS Saufley DD-465, a destroyer converted after World War II to an antisubmarine warfare ship (DDE) and later to EDDE.   Film produced by the Naval Photographic Center, NAS Anacostia, Anacostia, DC, 1952. This film was produced for the […]

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Boomer’s Sunday

| August 18, 2019 | 25 Comments
Boomer’s Sunday

OK. More than 10 Blame Boomer. It’s time once again, Delta Whiskies and Whiskettes, for Boomer’s Sunday, where I cull through his weekly offering of ‘toons, and pick the best ten or so. Honorable Mention goes to my pals AW1 Scott, and AW1 Rod, who both provided some entertainment. If I can drag AW1 Tim […]

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Another Valor Thief

| August 16, 2019 | 7 Comments
Another Valor Thief

LST 393 seen in full camouflage paint in 1945. Not to be out done by Sergeant Rumsby and the dog tags, UpNorth sends us a link to a WWII memorial site and museum, the ex-USS Muskegon, LST-393. She is one of two remaining tank landing ships, and saw action in the European Theater during WWII. […]

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Retro Stuff is New Again

| August 16, 2019 | 21 Comments
Retro Stuff is New Again

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 2nd Class Bradley Peterson from Mora, Minnesota, assigned to amphibious assault ship Boxer (LHD 4) runs to a beanbag dropped on the flight deck during an exercise to communicate with Boxer from an MH-60S Sea Hawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 21. (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Brian P. […]

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Warship Collision-Could’ve Been Avoided 30 Seconds Before Impact

| August 10, 2019 | 9 Comments
Warship Collision-Could’ve Been Avoided 30 Seconds Before Impact

That was the “last opportunity” to avoid impact. Proper training and the right combination of experiences should’ve given them other opportunities before the collision. The National Safety Transportation Board issued a report on the USS McCain collision. In addition to going through restricted maneuvering, they had shifted steering control to aft steering. Something like this […]

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Naval Academy appealing reinstatement of fired professor

| August 9, 2019 | 19 Comments
Naval Academy appealing reinstatement of fired professor

In a Aug. 1, 2019, photo, Bruce Fleming, a tenured civilian English professor who has been a longtime critic of the Naval Academy, stands on the deck of his home after an interview in Davidsonville, Maryland. (Brian Witte/AP) Poetrooper sends us a link to some legal dancing currently under-weigh at Canoe U. Seems tenured professor […]

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James Diprato – Phony SEAL

| August 9, 2019 | 44 Comments
James Diprato – Phony SEAL

The folks at Military Phony send us their work on James Leo Diprato who has claimed on dating sites to be a Navy SEAL.  Here is a pic he posted on the dating site “Plenty of Fish” as profile ‘jdip5454’… And the profile itself… Then went on to claim he was the one on the […]

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Navy dismisses more SEAL war crimes cases…

| August 7, 2019 | 16 Comments
Navy dismisses more SEAL war crimes cases…

U.S. Navy Sea, Air, and Land team members conduct military field operations during exercise Trident 18-4 at Hurlburt Field, Florida, on July 11th, 2018. (Staff Sgt. Corban Lundborg/Air Force) …removes controversial prosecutor. War crime charges are falling like Autumn leaves in Navy Region Southwest, as all charges are dismissed against SWO1 Daniel Dambrosio, SWOCs Xavier […]

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