I was going to do the annual post. Was. I got to thinking that not too many people remember and those that do don’t care. As 2010 comes to a close a national organization, established in 1958 is debating the possibility of disbanding. From a membership of 60,000, it has only about 3000 left. For [...]
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November 10, 2007-Oh shit! The aircraft carrier U.S.S. Kitty Hawk (CV-63) was in the Pacific, conducting an exercise with her battle group. On day two of the exercise she got a rude surprise from an uninvited guest.A Song class submarine of the Chinese navy penetrated the defenses of the battle group and surfaced within visual [...]
Baltimore, MD-3 May 2007 A new revelation in the trail of Deborah Jeane Palfrey, the so-called D.C. Madam, is that an instructor at the U.S. Naval Academy was an “Independent Contractor”. Palfrey’s attorney confirmed a article on the Navy Times web site that a female teacher at Annapolis was one of the 132 “contractors” that [...]
It is with profound sadness that I share that LtCmdr Kevin J. Davis was killed Saturday when his F/A-18 crashed during an air show in Beaufort S.C. Davis was number six on the Blue Angels, the Navy Air Demonstration squadron. Davis was rejoining the formation of six aircraft when he struck the ground.No cause for [...]
The aircraft carrier U.S.S. John F. Kennedy (CV-67) is being decommissioned today in Mayfort, Florida.