Category Archives: Navy

How to get promoted in the Navy

When you plan your military career, especially in the Navy, you need to discuss and research Navy promotions before you join. While you are talking to your recruiter, ask about the Navy rates. Find out which rates have the best … Continue reading

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This is the Navy I Remember

This is a Navy Squadron Music Video. The Sun Kings of VAW-116 do their own version of “Pump It” by the Black Eyed Peas. When you have so many people on a floating postage stamp, things happen. Although I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Rolling with the Blue Angels

Video is here. The Blue Angels would put on quite a show when I was going to military school in Pensacola. They were fun, but the pilots off the Air Craft Carrier were better… really. We had a couple of … Continue reading

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Boot Camp Finale

I promised Success Warrior to finish this Boot camp segment. It has taken me tooooo long. Sorry. Really, the last part of this boot camp post is more a denoument. We finished our boot camp qualifications, which included fire training. … Continue reading

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Navy Boot Camp: HELL Week

This thread begins here, here, and here. Hell week in boot camp would have been more aptly named “Hell’s Kitchen.” We had heard the rumors that every one of use would have the chance to work in the kitchens or … Continue reading

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Navy Boot Camp III

This is the first and second thread for this memory. Just a couple of days ago, a morning show talked about a Sergeant who had protested about the war. When his unit found out, they put him in the brig … Continue reading

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Navy Boot Camp II

This memory begins here. As I pull the strings of memory, I have realized that every chore, every humiliation, every command was designed to do one thing: mold us into a unit. But, our unit was broken. Our Company Commander … Continue reading

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