American Military Declining Vaccine Against a Disease with 99.7% Survival Rate, Surprising?

I was in the United States Navy for over 31 years and retired more than 20 years ago. I got an invitation to go to Vietnam at the beginning of my career and spent four-plus years on active duty. After … Continue reading

Quick COVID-19 Update on the USS Theodore Roosevelt Aircraft Carrier

Earlier this year, the United States Navy aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt was deployed to the Pacific Ocean. While at sea, several members were diagnosed with COVID-19. The aircraft carrier was ordered to Guam and docked on March 26th and the … Continue reading

A Deployment Story Worth Sharing

It was late 1972. Our crew left Barbers Point, Hawaii, and flew to Guam, then to Naha, Okinawa for a six-month deployment flying missions in support of the Vietnam maritime operations in the South China Sea. I had just stepped … Continue reading