To Helsinki With Naysayers – Setting the Record Straight on the Goal of Diplomacy

Narrative   On 13 July 2018, Chuckie Schumer called on Pres. Trump to cancel his Putin meeting in Helsinki following Russian indictments https://cnn.it/2zMUVGo Democrats and establishment Republicans like Speaker Paul Ryan (soon to be gone) berate the president for reaching out diplomatically to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Speaker Ryan apparently, a US Representative for over … Continue reading To Helsinki With Naysayers – Setting the Record Straight on the Goal of Diplomacy

Remembering my skipper, a man’s man, Frank Cramblet, USN

Commander Frank Cramblet skippered VA-42, my squadron, located on NAS Oceana, Virginia. He was a tough, demanding leader who loved those under his command. I found pictures of his Navy flight jacket, but none of Frank, himself. Three Stories Bombing Out We frequently detached to MCAS Yuma Arizona for bombing practice. I remember the heat … Continue reading Remembering my skipper, a man’s man, Frank Cramblet, USN