US Navy is commissioning a new LCS ship

Few if any civilians understand the complexity of purchasing Naval ships; nor, until they are battle ready just how long and difficult the journey is for each commissioned ship. Sometimes it is good to really think about what it takes to make sure our superiority in combat on land, sea, and in the air is on target. Like mortgages on our homes, they have to be planned for and each year paid down on, until they are ready to go to sea. These extremely sophisticated and important tools in our military are essential to provide for our defense and sovereignty. … Continue reading

Heaven Has Gained Another Angel

The Blue Angels flew home this past Friday—but not all of them. Not the No. 6 plane. And not the No. 6 pilot, Marine Corps Capt. Jeff Kuss, who was killed Thursday when his jet went down near Smyrna, Tenn. during a practice for an air show this weekend in that state.   The nation — and our city — lost as much as heaven gained. The Blues run through our blood here in Pensacola FL.. The elite Naval flight demonstration squadron has been the hometown heroes since the Blues moved their operations to Pensacola Naval Air Station in 1954. Since … Continue reading

Veterans’ Day 2013

I would like to take this opportunity to thank ALL who have put on our nation’s military uniforms in service to the country. To those who served, are serving, and especially those who paid the ultimate price to protect, and defend us. We owe you and your families an enormous debt, that can probably never be repaid.   THANK  YOU. THANK YOU. THANK  YOU. THANK  YOU. THANK  YOU. Hang in there, guys and gals. We ARE trying to get you ADULT, COMPETENT leadership. ~ Clyde