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Uncle Willy’s Wild Egg-staurant

Your ol’ pal Willy Pete is opening up a new restaurant that caters to those with an exquisite palate and an evolved vocabulary. Similarly to the way society has redefined all manner of sticky topics and language, we have been inspired to redefine the egg in a variety of culinary delights and we know that… Keep Reading

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Naval Leadership in the Age of Superdeployments

This article was originally published by War on the Rocks here. Superdeployment (n) – a forward Navy deployment resulting in at least nine months away from homeport, with the possibility that the duration could be extended at any moment (including after return to homeport). In March 2011, USS BATAAN set sail for a nearly 11-month… Keep Reading

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Salty Goes to Admiral’s Mast

The following is an excerpt from the non-judicial punishment proceedings of The Salty Millennial as a result of his failed attempt at satire. ADMIRAL: Salty Millennial, you stand accused of… SALTY: The… ADMIRAL: Excuse me? SALTY: THE Salty Millennial ADMIRAL: This is gonna be fun. You are accused of using non-humorous jokes and miserable attempts… Keep Reading

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A Tale of Two Ceremonies

This article originally appeared on the U.S. Naval Institute blog here. 3 May 2017 It was the best of crimes, it was the worst of crimes (sorry, I couldn’t resist!). Actually, it wasn’t a crime at all, at least according to a navy judge. I’m talking, of course, about Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer (SOC) Eddie… Keep Reading

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The Bad Day Scenario, Part 2

This article was originally published by the Center for International Maritime Security here. The first article of this series introduced the “Bad Day Scenario,” reminiscent of a similar scenario the Navy considered in 2003. The Navy went on to test its global responsiveness in the surge exercise Summer Pulse 2004. The scenario posited in Part One involves… Keep Reading

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I’ll Have a Ship-Killer, No Cream, No Sugar

This post originally appeared on the U.S. Naval Institute blog here. When it comes to shipbuilding, we in the surface force are really bad customers. We are like the guy at the Starbucks counter that hems and haws over all the seasonal varieties until the barista finally says “would you like the same grande-triple-soy-nonfat-mocha-latte-no-whip that… Keep Reading

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