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Arthur “Tweet” Williams Was My Friend. His Family Needs Your Help.

Today there will be no pitch for books or likes. Instead, I want to ask your help. I’d like you to click this link and donate to a fund to help bury my friend Arthur “Tweet” Williams. My friend Tweet … Continue reading

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Master At Arms Second Class Mark Mayo Is A Hero.

I spent a lot of time the last few days reading about MA2 (Master At Arms Second Class) Mark Mayo and his heroic defense of his shipmates on the USS Mahon during an incident involving a civilian intruder. He was … Continue reading

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Deep Breath – Ready? Let’s Talk Navy Yard Shooting And Keep It Calm.

Before we step even one inch into this topic, I’d like to offer my condolences to the victims in the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. My mother (who is a kind and wonderful woman) sent me an email last … Continue reading

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I had one of those dreams last night.

It was one of those dreams that none of us really enjoys: full of remorse and questions about a course of action that is lost to history and can’t be changed. I dreamed of my last days in the United … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, United States Navy

As most of you know I was a proud member of the U.S.N. from 1984-1989. Today is the Navy’s 237th birthday (Or, as they call it to this day in San Angelo, Texas, Kent Kraemer Day (you had to be … Continue reading

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