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An Introduction

It’s 0030 hours as I write this. I can hear the soft steady breathing of my wife lying next to me in bed, having dozed off not long ago. 487 more words


How My Non-Swimming Navy Recruits Became Expert Swimmers

Hey, Chief. I’m scared!

I can’t swim! You might think when an eighteen-year-old joins the Navy, he already knows how to swim. Oceans are pretty wide and deep, so a non-swimming landlubber wouldn’t stand a chance if his ship suddenly took a dive. 435 more words

1950s Korean War Peacoat

This vintage peacoat was made in the 1950s for the United States Navy. It has a six button front, is made of Kersey wool, has fouled anchor buttons, corduroy lined pockets, and double lines of stitching on the sleeves. 19 more words


Remembering our heroes through writing - An excerpt from "The Dark Tides"

This past weekend, we celebrated Memorial Day in the U.S., honoring those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our nation. As a veteran myself, I try to honor my fellow military service members in my writing. 1,129 more words

Forever Avalon

Navy sub sailor pleads guilty to videotaping female officers

MAYPORT NAVAL STATION, Fla. (AP) – A Navy submarine sailor has been sentenced to two years in a military prison for illegally making and trading videos of female officers undressing for the shower. 116 more words



Buenos días!! Hoy os enseño una combinación que me gusta mucho para un día de celebración: Rayas marineras & amarillo.

El estilo marinero es un ‘top’ cada primavera y en este look incorporo esta tendencia con una americana ‘oversize’. 95 more words


The Gear......

I have been asked a number of times about the equipment I use for the Veterans Portrait Project UK.  Here is a list of the main equipment I take with me on a typical engagement: 183 more words