Change of Command

“A change of command is a military tradition that represents a formal transfer of authority and responsibility for a unit from one commanding or flag officer to another.” The other week, I was able to attend our squadron’s COC. The Commander (Skipper) passed his power down to the Executive Officer (XO), both whom I’ve personally […]

2012 Recap – My Hippie-Travel Phase

It’s an obvious trend that relationships in the military tie-the-knot much quicker than those I’ve seen in the “civilian” world. (Yes.. I use the term civilian now because I’ve come to understand why they, or we use it.) Taking years or a few months figuring out if the person is right for you is personal […]