The Impossible Made Possible

Circa 1983, I had been chatting with my P3 ASW crew on the way back to the States from our deployment. Sensor Station One asked about having his reenlistment done with our crew on top a Soviet submarine. I thought … Continue reading

It Was a Dark and Stormy Night in Bermuda

It was the mid-80s, the height of the Cold War. I was on a two-week active duty flying ASW (antisubmarine warfare for my non-military friends) missions out of Bermuda with VP-94. Our missions were generally ten to twelve hours not … Continue reading

Minus Five Minute Ready Alert Launch

A more modern version of the ships we used to identify during the Vietnam War. It was 1972 and we were flying ten days out of Cubi Point, PI, ten days out of Cam Rahn Bay, Vietnam, and ten days … Continue reading

Cold War Memories on Memorial Day

I served over 31 years in the United States Navy. I was a Naval Flight Officer and advanced in rank to Captain. As an antisubmarine professional, I was fortunate to be in the right place at the right time with … Continue reading