Mannning

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Technology
Occupation PM and SE
Location Virginia, United States
Introduction After working for 43 years and five companies, I am now a retired Project Manager and System Engineer for large-scale defense systems, a Christian and a Conservative; veteran of the Korean War. BS in Physics and Math, with Graduate courses. Worked in seven domains: Intelligence, Command & Control, Communications, Space, Aircraft, Ships, and both Fixed and Mobile Ground-based systems.
Interests Politics, Technology, Military, Better Government, Citizen's Responsibilities, Conservatism, Philosophy, War and Conflicts.
Favorite Movies Ben Hur, High Noon, The Wages of Fear, The Guns of Navarrone, Gone With the Wind, anything with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, The Great Dictator, Shooter
Favorite Music Mozart, Beethoven, Harry James, Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey, Glen Miller, Armik, Buddy Hackett, Percy Faith
Favorite Books The Old Man and the Sea, Opus One (Philip Wylie), Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead, too many others!

You've got to make contact with the alien leader. How will you tell when the conversation is finished?

One of us turns away. At least I hope that is a good ending!