Pairing the bookends; or, ending the Navy career on a high note…

Just as I received my DD214 today that I will use in gaining employment in the coming weeks, I got some brilliant news courtesy of the Chief of Information’s office. […]

Those last two bells; or, fair winds and following seas…

What a ride. 10.5 years, the last three on good ol’ USS Anchorage (LPD 23). Closer to 11 years ago, one Cuervo-fueled late night argument with one of my best […]

I can’t put my arms down! Or, learning from the US Navy’s stumbles in the social media arena

It’s no secret I’m in the Navy. I’m proud of that fact. I’ve served 10 years and will be concluding that service at the start of the Spring. I’ve been […]

Full Cirlce; or, a Sailor’s look back at 2013

2013 was overall an amazing year. The commissioning of my ship, USS Anchorage (LPD 23) was a culmination of two years of hard work and it paid off tenfold. I […]

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