Category Archives: Submarines

Selection Results

The FY-11 CO/XO selection board results are out. It’s a very stressful time in the career of a submariner, as failure to screen leads to all sorts of things. Congrats to the folks who are selected from amongst the “best … Continue reading

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A Damn Shame

Terry Garbuzinski. VP at Sonalysts. I think pretty much every wardroom that’s deployed in the last 8-10 years knows who he is and what he’s done for the submarine force. He was killed in a car accident caused by someone … Continue reading

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Flag Selects

Congrats to the newest Submariner’s to reach the level of Admiral! Navy Capt. David M. Duryea has been nominated for appointment to the rank of rear admiral (lower half). Duryea is currently serving as major program manager for SOF and … Continue reading

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On Hartford

So, the HARTFORD JAGMAN is out. In typical fashion, NavyTimes gets a little sensational with its cherry-picking of phrases. “The Navigator was listening to his iPod during a critical evolution.” **GASP*** The fact that he wasn’t in control during the … Continue reading

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DBF

You know, I had the pleasure of attending a “tolling of the boats” ceremony once. It’s when submariners new and old gather and remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. We toll the bell and announce every submarine ever lost, … Continue reading

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Impressment

Ok, maybe not so harsh a term should be used here. But still, I guarantee some folks ain’t happy… Too few Naval Academy seniors opted to become nuclear-qualified submarine officers this fall, so the school’s administration has asked more students … Continue reading

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Change, it is a comin’: Part Deux

In what is sure to set the dolphin wearing world a-tizzy, Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, he of the seersucker suit, made a statement yesterday once again making the push for women on submarines. Women should be allowed to … Continue reading

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