The Report and the Sec of State

The Report and the Sec of State

I recently noticed the Secretary of State weighing in on his review of a movie. Which is odd, to say the least. I watched The Report and yes, it is fiction. Thus, why is he weighing in on it? Doesn’t he have more important things to do? It’s also odd since...
The US Naval Academy Was Founded Because of a Mutiny

The US Naval Academy Was Founded Because of a Mutiny

And it wasn’t the Caine. I went to the Military Academy, founded by Thomas Jefferson in 1802. Although Jefferson tended to be anti-military, he accepted the need for a standing army. And if the nation was going to have one, he felt it should be officered by a...
Flight 19 Disappears on 5 Dec 1945

Flight 19 Disappears on 5 Dec 1945

It began as nothing more than a routine training flight. At 2:10 p.m. on December 5, 1945, five TBM Avenger torpedo bombers took off from a Naval Air Station in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The planes—collectively known as “Flight 19”—were scheduled to tackle a three-hour...