Tag Archives: DD-786

More than Missiles

Much is written about ISIS crisis, how it emerged and how to deal with it.  The following is the best commentary I’ve come across which approaches the issue with clarity and wisdom.  The article is comprised of the testimony of … Continue reading

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R & R

The first time I heard the expression R & R was during the Vietnam War. I was stationed on the USS Richard B. Anderson (DD-786), a destroyer, and we deployed to WestPac for SAR (Search and Rescue), plane guard, and naval … Continue reading

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Burial @ Sea — A US Marine is laid to rest

Thanks to a great friend, Rick Copeland, I was introduced to an account of George Goodson, LtCol, USMC (Ret.) and his assignment as Commanding Officer of a Marine Corps component at Little Creek, VA starting in 1967. During this particular … Continue reading

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