Ed Schweppe (edschweppe) wrote,
Ed Schweppe
edschweppe

  • Mood:

Twenty five years ago today ...

On April 13, 1989, my military service officially ended. Six years, ten months, zero days and a wake-up earlier, I was sitting in Logan Airport waiting for the flight to Chicago and boot camp, and wondering how much trouble I'd be in if any of the (ten?) other recruits traveling with me managed to miss the plane. Fortunately, nobody missed their first military movement ...

Getting out was the right thing to do at the time, just as getting in was the right thing to do at that time. I still wonder, though, how my life would have turned out had I stayed in the Navy.

Originally posted at http://edschweppe.dreamwidth.org/171423.html - comment wherever you please.
Tags: militaria
Subscribe

  • Not Stylin'

    According to the Huffington Post: In 2007, the FBI published fake Associated Press articles and impersonated an AP reporter in emails meant to help…

  • New Shadow Unit!

    So new, in fact, that the main page hasn't caught up yet! Not that that stops our Powers That Be ... The Kung Fu Master is [IN] Originally posted…

  • In case you missed it - Asylum!

    The penultimate episode of Shadow Unit is now live on the WTF network: Asylum, by C. L. Polk and Elizabeth Bear. No spoilers here - but do keep an…

Comments for this post were disabled by the author