Monthly Archives: January 2011

Just Getting Started

So, this isn’t a bad start. I’ve been underway for a few days now and I have to say this is my best underway since I’ve been on LA JOLLA. We’ve had our hiccups, but it looks like we’re finally … Continue reading

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The Big Day is Here

This is day I’ve been waiting for. This is the day I’ll start my first deployment. We’ve done lots to prepare for this and I can only hope it all pays off. The training, the troubleshooting, the lost sleep all … Continue reading

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So Much to Do

I have no idea how I will get everything done before I leave.  I need a clone…or a personal assistant.

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One More Year?

I have finally gotten some interesting and good news. I could have only about a year (about 14 months) left in the navy. Due to an interesting stroke of fortune, my obligation could be over in May 2012. Now here’s … Continue reading

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Quick Pit Stop

We made it in for a couple hours today. After drilling and killing for a week, this break is much needed. We should be out again soon and getting ready for our deployment. This deployment could be an important mission … Continue reading

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Shipping Time

Being underway is boring. There are times when I wonder how I got here. Other times, I have the coolest job in the world. It’s pretty busy out here, but I’m making the most of my time out. I’m training … Continue reading

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Shipping Time

That time has come again. It is almost time to get to sea again. Hopefully it doesn’t feel pointless to be out there. The last time we went out was painful and this trip HAS to be better. I’m trying … Continue reading

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