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USS Bonhomme Richard Fallout

| October 22, 2021 | 11 Comments
USS Bonhomme Richard Fallout

Navy investigation names those under scrutiny for for the total loss of USS Bonhomme Richard, destroyed by arson and systemic failures both on board and ashore. LHD 6, known by crew as “Bonny Dick” burned for four days in a San Diego maintenance dock July 2020. The fire injured 40 sailors and 23 civilians. The […]

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Quisling Couple Indicted

| October 20, 2021 | 20 Comments
Quisling Couple Indicted

Several of the usual suspects have sent the news that Jonathan and Diana Toebbe were indicted Tuesday by a Federal Grand Jury, with one count of “Conspiracy to Communicate Restricted Data” and two counts of “Communication of Restricted Data.” They are suspected of attempting to sell our nuclear powered submarine secrets to an unnamed foreign […]

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Leadership and seamanship failures doomed the Bonhomme Richard

| October 20, 2021 | 31 Comments
Leadership and seamanship failures doomed the Bonhomme Richard

It used to be that basic maintenance, basic damage control, and advanced damage control were mandatory. In fact, Sailors that did not get basic maintenance and basic damage control qualified within a qualification time frame were administratively restricted to the ship. They did not go on liberty, or go home, until they achieved qualification. Basic […]

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SEAL Vax Refusers Harassed, Threatened

| October 16, 2021 | 12 Comments
SEAL Vax Refusers Harassed, Threatened

While this article is SEAL specific likely due to name recognition, I have no doubt this draconian behavior is military wide. SEALs and others refusing the Covid vaccine for religious reasons are facing a storm of threats including repayment to the government for training received. The SEAL pipeline from boot camp or Canoe U grad […]

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Refuse the COVID-19 shot? Face discharge from the Navy

| October 15, 2021 | 40 Comments
Refuse the COVID-19 shot? Face discharge from the Navy

The Navy is setting up to subject Sailors, who refuse the COVID vaccine, for discharge. Active duty Sailors have until November 14 to be fully vaccinated. Navy Reserve Sailors have until December 14 to be fully vaccinated. Sailors who refuse the vaccine face more than just being discharged. From Fox News: Sailors who do not […]

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Happy Birthday, Navy!

| October 13, 2021 | 22 Comments
Happy Birthday, Navy!

  A 13 October 1775 resolution of the Continental Congress established what is now the United States Navy with “a swift sailing vessel, to carry ten carriage guns, and a proportionable number of swivels, with eighty men, be fitted, with all possible despatch, for a cruise of three months….” After the American War of Independence, […]

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Navy nuclear engineer charged with trying to pass secrets

| October 11, 2021 | 91 Comments
Navy nuclear engineer charged with trying to pass secrets

Fox News reports; A Navy nuclear engineer with access to military secrets has been charged with trying to pass information about the design of American nuclear-powered submarines to someone he thought was a representative of a foreign government but who turned out to be an undercover FBI agent, the Justice Department said Sunday. In a […]

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Valor Friday

| October 8, 2021 | 34 Comments
Valor Friday

Some people are just obscenely good at being over-achievers. They don’t just follow a dream to be a firefighter, a lawyer, or a dentist. They go be all of them. My wife’s obstetrician was one such person. He’d attended college, went to law school, passed the bar and found it wasn’t for him. Off he […]

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