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Gender MALE
Industry Military
Occupation Senior Analyst
Location Occupied territory, Virginia, United States
Introduction Ok, here are the vitals: * Born in NC, raised a Nebraskan and now a Virginian by dint of marriage, taxes and tution(s) paid/paying (and you thought it was just death and taxes that were universal constants...) *Blessed with marriage to the same wonderful (and exceptionally tolerant)woman for 24 years w/three great kids (see tuition ref above) *Graduated from The Citadel, Naval Postgrad School and Naval War College * Retired as an O-6 after serving twenty-six years in the finest Navy in the world: * Naval Flight Officer & Squadron CO (E-2C Hawkeye - 3500+ hours and 551 traps) * CVN navigator * Multiple Joint penance duties in DC and and elsewhere (slow learner) * Now flying a desk but doing what I can to still help (БУДЕТ наукой ракеты!)
Interests Aviation, geo-politics, naval issues, nuclear weapons policies/issues, space, Mustangs (P-51s and Ford's), Racing(F1, stock cars, GT), a good book, music (classical, folk, contemporary Christian)
Favorite Movies Gran Prix (now on DVD-YAY!!!), 2001, Bridges at Toko-ri, Serenity, Twelve O'clock High, Dances with Wolves, Exodus, In Harm's Way, Firefly, B5, Battlestar Galactica, War of the Worlds (the original, not Cruise's)
Favorite Music see above
Favorite Books Shattered Sword, The Untold Story of the Battle of Midway, Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, DEFCON-2, Cold War, Clash of Carriers, Alas Babylon, Exodus, All the Kings Men, Main Street

If you could peer far enough into the night sky, you'd see a star in any direction you looked. When would you sleep?

What's sleep?