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US Aircraft Carrier has COVID-19 Outbreak

| April 1, 2020 | 57 Comments
US Aircraft Carrier has COVID-19 Outbreak

“The Big Stick” USS Theodore Roosevelt The Big Stick is in big trouble, as more than 100 sailors tested positive for the coronavirus, the head of the service said Tuesday. Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly responded to a letter written Sunday by Capt. Brett Crozier, the carrier’s commanding officer, asking senior commanders for help as […]

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USNS Comfort hospital ship arrives in New York harbor

| March 30, 2020 | 91 Comments
USNS Comfort hospital ship arrives in New York harbor

USNS Comfort US Navy Mercy Class Hospital Ship USNS Comfort, T-AH-20, is the third United States Navy ship to bear the name Comfort, and the second Mercy-class hospital ship to join the U.S. Navy’s fleet. The USNS prefix identifies Comfort as a non-commissioned ship owned by the U.S. Navy and operationally crewed by civilians from […]

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In my spare time…

| March 27, 2020 | 12 Comments
In my spare time…

Cooking on Fridays, too. Still unsure how I got roped into this goat, ahh, frolic. Anyway, here’s a South Calinky Low Country dish, Chicken Bog. It’s easily adjusted with various substitutions; don’t feel you need to run out and get leeks or whatever. So here we go. South Carolina Chicken Bog You’ll need: Some lipid […]

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Valor Friday

| March 27, 2020 | 6 Comments
Valor Friday

US Navy Enlisted Submarine Warfare Insignia, “Dolphins” Mason has chosen Henry Breault, Torpedoman Second Class USN, as our Valor Friday honoree. His service in small, post WW-1 submarines was dangerous enough, but his incredible valor in the face of disaster, endangering his own life for a shipmate, well. Get settled in because this one is […]

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Where, Oh Where Has Ex-PH2 Gone?

| March 25, 2020 | 29 Comments
Where, Oh Where Has Ex-PH2 Gone?

One and only shot of Ex-PH2’s full solar eclipse Where, oh where can she be? Sorry, can’t carry a tune in a bucket. Good news, she’s getting lots of rest at home with her attack cat. Bad news, she’s getting lots of rest at home with her attack cat because of reactions to meds she’s […]

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SEAL Training Affected by CHICOM Virus

| March 22, 2020 | 85 Comments
SEAL Training Affected by CHICOM Virus

U.S. Navy SEAL candidates participate in Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL (BUD/S) training.(Petty Officer 1st Class Abe McNatt/ U.S. Navy) One of our ninjas, well, not really but I’ll honor the anonymity, sends us an article on how the coronavirus CHICOM Virus is affecting Navy SEAL and SWCC training at Coronado. Seems the extreme training can mimic […]

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Exclusive: Legendary special operations aviator reveals bin Laden mission details for the first time

| March 18, 2020 | 17 Comments
Exclusive: Legendary special operations aviator reveals bin Laden mission details for the first time

Now-retired Army CW5 Doug Englen in an MH47 helicopter about to fly from ship in undisclosed location on classified mission. (Courtesy of Doug Englen) We all remember how during the raid on bin Laden’s compound in Abbottabad, Pakistan, one of the H-60’s crashed into a wall. Not a good start. Fortunately everyone egressed safely and […]

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Greyhound- Battle of the Atlantic Movie

| March 13, 2020 | 32 Comments
Greyhound- Battle of the Atlantic Movie

Guardedly optimistic. Visceral hatred for Das Boot, and U-571 was just pathetic. I’ll view with interest, and critique at leisure.

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