I have four nephews on active duty. I am extremely proud of all of their contributions in a generation that is better known for the self-centered pursuit of individual gratification. Of all four, Ian was the one who has been the greatest surprise and has provided some of the greatest moments. Petty Officer Anderson was a sports […]Read More Heroes Rarely Brag, But Uncles Often Do
FOOD SAFETY DURING AN EMERGENCY Did you know that a flood, fire, national disaster, or the loss of power from high winds, snow, or ice could jeopardize the safety of your food? Knowing how to determine if food is safe and how to keep food safe will help minimize the potential loss of food and […]Read More Food/Water Safety During & After Emergencies
One of my least favorite memories of the USS San Francisco was the stop we made in Guam in 1982. In an earlier blog, I talked about the first part of the visit where the wives came to visit. But in the middle of the stay, two things happened that made it a very bad […]Read More In Its Path
Zordon’s last words: “Andros, listen to me. It is your duty as a Power Ranger to save the universe. Now is the time.” One of those quirky moments in my post retirement career as a highly paid consultant (insert laughter here) was an assignment in southern California giving a maintenance training session to some operators […]Read More “May the Power protect you.”
Preparing after a Disaster strikes is like trying to learn how to swim after you find yourself in the middle of the ocean with no life jacket With the recent storms in Florida and the south, I was reminded about another large storm and it’s impacts. We are praying for the folks in the South […]Read More Are you ready? Are you sure?