Archive for the 'In The Navy' Category

MINNESOTANS, SCHNAPPS AND SCHLITZ…

April 27th, 2011

One of the radio programs I like to listen to is Stuart McLean’s The Vinyl Café, broadcast in Cleveland at 3 p.m. Sundays on WCPN, 90.3 FM. Think of it as a Prairie Home Companion with much better music and stories. Each week he reads a story from listeners. The segment inspired me to write, […]

MY LIFE AS A SEA DOG…

July 18th, 2006

Today I discovered The Dictionary Of American Fighting Ships. I expected to find a brief entry on my own ship, USS. Bainbridge, CGN-25. Instead I found this wonderfully detailed history that narrates my four years as a sea dog that included playing with both the Soviets in the Sea of Okhotsk and the revolutionary Iranians […]

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