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An Open Letter to the Sailors of USS John S. McCain

This post originally appeared on the USNI Blog here. Shipmates, First, apologies are in order. I apologize for feeding into a media narrative that has caused you to become objects in a political game. I’ve tweeted and posted, and here I am writing this blog post, all because I was outraged by images, articles, and… Keep Reading

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Salt Force One – Through a Mariner’s Eyes

Sal Mercogliano joins your salty saviors to discuss the state of our seas in terms of navigating ongoing action on the other side of the Pacific Ocean. Sal (who “isn’t” Commander Salamander)has a few other thoughts for you to chew on, this Memorial Day. Keep Reading

Salt Force One - You Can't Handle the Truth
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Salt Force One – You Can’t Handle the Truth!

We’ve been lost at sea, but we have returned to the mics. If you have not yet listened to our conversation with Cmdr. Justin Henderson, attorney for Cmdr. Bryce Benson in the aftermath of the USS Fitzgerald collision, please give that a listen. To warm up the pipes before our next guest, Salty and the… Keep Reading

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The Caine Mutiny 2019: #NavyLegality

This post originally appeared on the USNI Blog here. Following the death of Herman Wouk last week, authorities reportedly discovered that he had recently completed a modern update to his 1951 classic, The Caine Mutiny.  The new story follows Ensign Keith and Lieutenant Maryk as they try to survive the tormenting command of Commander Queeg… Keep Reading

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Read This Like You’re in a Book Club!!

This post originally appeared on the USNI Blog here. Well, Saltron, that’s one sailor down from USS Truman. Command Master Chief Jonas Carter resigned his position and announced he’s retiring after he told his sailors to “clap like we’re at a strip club” to energize them ahead of the Vice President’s speech aboard the ship.… Keep Reading

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