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Life After Death

We are all going to die sometime. I remember a lieutenant commander in the ready room mentioning something about dying “young and leaving a good-looking corpse.” There is a lot of bravado in ready rooms throughout the fleet, in alert … Continue reading

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Remember Today?

Twenty-five years ago today, I was learning to fly the A-7 Corsair. My base was NAS Cecil Field in Jacksonville, FL on this particular day in 1986 and I would finally have a chance to watch one of the Shuttles … Continue reading

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