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Re: SSNs, SSKs, Aircraft etc (was Tours)

From: Alan Brain <aebrain@d...>
Date: Tue, 3 Sep 1996 18:12:19 -0400
Subject: Re: SSNs, SSKs, Aircraft etc (was Tours)

Joseph L. Haygood wrote:
> At 04:31 PM 9/2/96 +0000, you wrote:
> >True luxury is joining the airforce and not having to spend months
> >under or on the sea; while living in a tiny space for months on end!
> >
> I must agree. The US Air Force only made me sleep in a tent (tiny
space) a
> couple of times. Mostly we were in nice warm, snug hotel like
> Wing-wiping is much easier that being a squid, a grunt, or a jarhead.


On the other hand, I'd rather be in a nice, safe submarine than trussed
up like a turkey, wearing a belly chute, on a P-3C Orion. Or, for that
matter, bouncing around the aluminium box of an M-113A1 LSV trundling
through the bush.

Been there, done that. Join a service, see the world - but in Defence
Industry, they don't even give you a uniform. Right now, I'm working
in a bunker deep below the ground, somewhere in Our Nation's Capital.
Just been informed 2 people there have TB, so I'm going for a test on

Isn't thread creep wonderful?

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