Task Appropriate Physical Fitness Tests

In the past few months, the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) has generated controversy with his skills/job based physical fitness test proposals. I would like to provide some background and suggested tests that might apply not only … Continue reading

Lunch With Roy

The brittle cold outside vanished as I walked through the giant/wheelchair sized revolving door at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Minneapolis. It was so cold out that there wasn’t a single wheelchair occupant with an oxygen tank taking a … Continue reading

I am officially old.

I just saw a female Chief Petty Officer on the television while watching Fox and Friends. The first thought through my mind was, “She’s a cute kid.” That’s it. I’m over the hill. On a serious note, it is with … Continue reading