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    Damnit Janet, Knucklehead

    subordinates. I don't know how much truth there is to it, but from what I do know, from my own experience, is that he reminds me of some of the absolute wworse officers I came across. It's an aura troopies can pick up on.  ( although even the best of officers/commanders will have their detractors -- heard even l'il 'ole me  has a couple -- there seems to be a proponderance of testimony......)

     And it's an instinct that is rarely, if ever, wrong.

    As well, some hold him responsible for the fire that broke out on the USS Forrestal. I once worked with a Chief Petty Officer H ( I won't use his name here ) who was aboard her that day. It was nasty. I don't know if he did or not, but many have their opinions on this.

    it tastes like burning...

    by eastvan on Sat Nov 17, 2012 at 06:39:23 PM PST

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