Chinese Warships Entered US Waters

“SELFIE PRESIDENT” SILENT … || By FITSNEWS || While U.S. president Barack Obama was taking a selfie and renaming mountains in the name of political correctness, a few hundred miles away Chinese warships were trespassing in American waters. According to The Wall Street Journal, these Chinese ships didn’t just conduct operations…


|| By FITSNEWS || While U.S. president Barack Obama was taking a selfie and renaming mountains in the name of political correctness, a few hundred miles away Chinese warships were trespassing in American waters.

According to The Wall Street Journal, these Chinese ships didn’t just conduct operations near American waters, though – they actually “came within 12 nautical miles of the U.S. coast, making a rare foray into U.S. territorial waters.”

Wait … what?

Da fuq …

Look: This website will be the first to discourage American intervention in other nations’ spheres of influence. In fact we’ve said as much in regards to China.  But one of the core functions of the federal government is to provide for the national defense – and last time we checked that started with securing America’s borders.

China’s military has absolutely no business conducting naval operations in U.S. waters … and the fact they did is deeply distressing.  Especially seeing as Obama is about to roll out the red carpet for Chinese president Xi Jinping.

Of course America has no business conducting naval operations in Chinese waters either, so …


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erneba September 4, 2015 at 11:33 am

Iran just got done with throwing a buttf**cking to Obama, now it is China’s turn….

Sic Semper Tyrannis September 4, 2015 at 11:41 am

What % of republicans are into anal.

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 11:46 am

I’m not sure about Blackburn or whatever her name is out of TN. I’ve heard Corker say she’s not even into oral. Oral Roberts that is – bam!!!

Manray9 September 4, 2015 at 12:07 pm

Giving or taking?

SCBlues September 4, 2015 at 12:10 pm

If they are Republican then they are taking!

SCBlues September 4, 2015 at 12:17 pm

I love to take it in the ass!

SCBlues September 4, 2015 at 12:41 pm

Too funny – Flip spoofs my posting name to tell everyone he loves to take it in the ass.
Flip – we already knew that!!! LOL

flip September 4, 2015 at 1:25 pm

Not flip you fucking abortion loving dyke!

Welfare to Not Work September 4, 2015 at 3:10 pm

Q: What do Kim Davis and Flip have in common?

A: They both expect the taxpayers to pony up so they don’t have to work for a living!

fred farkel September 5, 2015 at 2:54 pm

Be careful now. You will get erneba all excited and he will be playing with himself during his next few posts.

All Of Them September 4, 2015 at 3:09 pm

There’s a reason why they obsess over gay marriage.

RogueElephant September 4, 2015 at 11:40 am

The lack of leadership from Washington is getting more and more evident with each passing day. Like I have been saying since Obummer has been “leading from behind”; when the cat is away the mice will play. President Trump will have a big job from a weakened position Jan. 20, 2017. If it’s Bush more of the same.

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 11:46 am

It was a legal passage. Get over it.

Sandi Morals September 4, 2015 at 12:04 pm

I love it when you defend our enemies.Socialists and communists have to stick together, don’t they?

How about a shout out for your buddies in Iran!

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 12:08 pm

China is our enemy? Dude, did you look at the back of your TV to see where it was made? How about your washer? How about those plastic spoons you use to stir the noodles in the pot.

Sic Semper Tyrannis September 4, 2015 at 12:15 pm

You defend Nikki, your point ?

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 1:05 pm

Aren’t you the one who wants to give weapons to Ukraine, the folks who hack the crap out of Wall Street and our banks and steal our identities? You’re such a joke.

CorruptionInColumbia September 4, 2015 at 12:06 pm


Sandi Morals September 4, 2015 at 12:12 pm

Obama knows what he is doing. Turned the middle east over to the muslim brotherhood and ISIS. Gave Iran nukes so they can incinerate Israel,open relations to Cuba so Russia can have a new base and install missiles and now giving China passage in our waters.

He hates America and his goal is to bring it to its knees. His daddy,vietnam era college professors,Saul Alinsky,Bill Ayers,Rev Wright and Muhammed gave him the road map for destroying this country.

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 11:45 am

OMG – five ships skirted US waters in the Bering Sea. And who did it, oh yeah, one of our closest trading partners. OMG – Code Red, DECON 5, Red Dawn coming.

So in perspective – this was a documented as “The five PLAN ships transited expeditiously and continuously through the Aleutian Island chain in a manner consistent with international law” And so you all understand, since Law is really big in your rectum, “An innocent passage, without prior notification, is a maritime right laid out as part of the U.N. Law of the Sea Convention.” Ya’ll remind me of lobstermen in Maine in the 1970s who carried 22-rifles to take on Russian fishing trawlers who were 20 miles offshore. Such a joke. Grow up for God’s sake.

Sandi Morals September 4, 2015 at 12:21 pm

The navies of China and Russia will meet this week for the two countries largest ever naval exercise in the Pacific, according to state run media in both Russia and China.
Joint Sea 2015 II is set to start on Thursday and run until Aug. 28 in the Sea of Japan and off the coast of Vladivostok and will comprise of more than 20 ships from the Russian Navy and the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) and includes a joint amphibious assault drill.

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 1:06 pm

20 ship!!!!! Oh my goodness. They’re bigger than our entire Navy!!!! See Colonel’s post above for reality check. You still planning to send weapons to Ukraine, the country that hacks our identies and steals our money from Wall Street?

Battleship Championship 2015 September 4, 2015 at 3:05 pm

20 ships? That’s bullshit! Russia and China are cheating! Milton Bradley is rolling in his grave!

Sic Semper Tyrannis September 4, 2015 at 6:18 pm

Good one !

truthmonger September 5, 2015 at 9:31 pm

Actually, that would be Russia and CHINA doing all the hacking….

truthmonger September 5, 2015 at 9:30 pm

The rest I don’t care about, but “closest trading partners” is bullshit. They regularly engage in espionage against US businesses and governments, and are NOT our friends. We have as much economic dealings with them as we do simply because of the sickening greed of “businessmen” in the US who will sell their country out for a buck.

Rocky is a Sociopath September 6, 2015 at 9:59 am

You obviously don’t keep up with the news very well. Instead, your sociopath personality gets its kicks off of trying to make others look foolish. I bet if an elderly lady fell down on the sidewalk and broke her hip, you would laugh.

Krazy Kat September 4, 2015 at 11:52 am

Ol’bomber doesn’t stand a chance against the Chinese. They’ll put pee pee in his Coke.

Sic Semper Tyrannis September 4, 2015 at 11:57 am

Just a little something for the “War at the drop of a hat republicans ” to keep em interested.

Manray9 September 4, 2015 at 12:06 pm

Sic: Sometimes I wonder if you’re just ignorant or being intentionally provocative. Maybe it’s just a result of regurgitating misleading stories from the Murdoch press? Vessels of all nations, naval or commercial, have under international law what is known as “rights of innocent passage.” Our navy does it constantly in the Straits of Hormuz, into and out of the Sea of Okhotsk, and many other places around the globe. We have nothing to fear from the Chinese navy. They are free — just as we are — to operate in international waters and to use rights of innocent passage whenever and wherever they see fit. These activities are governed by the long-standing UN International Laws of the Sea Conventions.

SCBlues September 4, 2015 at 12:09 pm

“Sic: Sometimes I wonder if you’re just ignorant or being intentionally provocative. ”
Sic knows exactly what he is doing when he frames these stories – it is the idiots on here that come a yelping that are too damn funny! They don’t even know when they are being punked – look at Donald Trump and the idiots screaming HIS name!

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 12:11 pm

Clicks = bucks. Tango was upset because he didn’t get a 15% discount on his membership fee to FitsNEWS. Oh wait, it’s free.

SCBlues September 4, 2015 at 12:11 pm


SCBlues September 4, 2015 at 12:18 pm

You married?

SCBlues September 4, 2015 at 12:43 pm

Watch out Rocky! Flip is spoofing my posting name to ask if you are married and above to announce to everyone that he loves to take it in the ass – so be warned! LOL

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 1:08 pm

That’s just nasty. You’de think the day before a three day weekend he’d have better things to do. TTYL – BWM is done at the tire shop and I need to pick it up.

SCBlues September 4, 2015 at 12:07 pm

Fits frames a story to throw a little red meat to the usual yahoos on here and of course they come a yelping! It is always too fucking funny to come to this site and see the same buffoons posting over and over and over the same old shit about President Obama – bunch of fucking losers! LOL

flip September 4, 2015 at 3:11 pm

You married? GrandTango stopped putting out. LMAO!!!

Naval Jack September 4, 2015 at 12:29 pm

A Russian naval vessel is current off Georgia monitoring subs at Kings Bay. Goes back and forth to Cuba.

The Colonel September 4, 2015 at 12:38 pm

There’s been one there almost as long as King’s Bay has been in operation. They have the courtesy to stay out of territorial waters though.

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 1:04 pm

When I used to live at the beach in Jacksonville back in the mid-80s during summer break for college the local Air Guard used to scramble daily at 3:00 to intercept Bears off the coast going to Cuba. You could literally set your watch to it. In fact, I used to know once I saw them (think back then they were F-106) it was time to paddle back in from surfing and go back to work.

Sic Semper Tyrannis September 4, 2015 at 1:08 pm

Same thing at myrtle, early 80s, TFW 354 ( A 10s ) always 10:00 am.

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 1:47 pm

I’ll buy that. I remember when we moved to Jax in ’84 from Jersey – we made Dillion the second day. Next morning after breakfast and getting back on the road a pair of Hogs came screaming over 95. Ah memories.

Sic Semper Tyrannis September 4, 2015 at 2:13 pm

Those were the days. Men were men and women were proud of it !

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 2:45 pm

Was in Australia once for six weeks working. There they’d say – the men are manly, and the women are too.

shifty henry September 4, 2015 at 10:09 pm

That’s what Crocodile Dundee found out….the hard way!

Marmite September 5, 2015 at 3:35 pm

“The men are men and the sheep run scared.”

dwb619 September 5, 2015 at 1:04 am

In the early 80,s the Russian “fishing ships” circled Guam continuously.

Soft Sigh from Hell September 5, 2015 at 3:40 pm

A few decades ago SC DNR (Marine Lab.) hired a Russian scientist or technician who had deserted a Soviet oceanographic vessel. I am told he knew far more about bottom conditions on our continental shelf than our own civilian scientists did. (I was also told that he was only a security threat to underage girls in the Charleston area.)

The Colonel September 4, 2015 at 12:36 pm

The photo is from a “Friendship Visit” to that lovely African country of Angola where the citizens bask in a socialist workers paradise…

The bizarrely named “People Liberation Army Navy of the People’s Republic of China” (PLAN for short) has a fleet of about 485 war ships and 240 support vessels. Most of the fleet is capable of near coastal operations only. One of the biggest reasons for their efforts in the Spratly’s is to project power without having to build more capital ships. There are about 220,000 personnel in the PLAN (not including their marines) we have conducted “friendship visits” to China and they have come to US ports.

They have a Corps of Marines consisting of two brigades – 13,500 men designed to be used as special operations type forces (coastal landing under fire, parachute operations and raids). US Marines and Chinese Marines have conducted some joint training events.

While their navy is actually larger than ours in numbers of ships their ability to control the seaways is not even close. Their one carrier is not combat capable (you can take off but not land). any one of our 10 operational carriers can control vast swaths of seaway and using internal assets can attack targets from well beyond the horizon (a F/A-18 Super Hornet has a combat range of 400 miles and can refuel in air) Their roughly 100 frigates, destroyers and corvettes while quite capable are not a match for our Arleigh Burke class destroyers or Ticonderoga Class guided missile cruisers.

It would be a brief, violent battle and the “Yellow Sea” would be filled with little yellow men whose trousers had little yellow and brown stains in them.

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 1:00 pm

Thank you for that dose of reality.

Col.Flagg September 4, 2015 at 1:23 pm

China is a threat to Japan and is also trying to bully the small nations who are rightful claimants of territorial waters in the South China Sea. The USSR forcibly annexed the Northern Japanese Islands during WW II. Russia has annexed Crimea and has aggressive intentions of taking over Eastern Ukraine, thru’ its rebel proxies. These 2 countries (China & Russia) are serious threats to regional and world peace, and added to North Korea, the Chinese “bull dog”, War is possible. South Korea better get its priorities right and stop “kow-towing” to the whims and fancies of Red China because of its economic pressures. Inasmuch as South Korea appears unhappy with Japan, President Park better re-read history of the Korean War. Her father was in the South Korean Army and was Japanese trained. Without the help of the US and its allies (UK, Aust, NZ, Philippines etc), the Mao’s Chinese helping Kim Il Sung and his Communists would have taken over South Korea. The USSR also helped by providing pilots and MIGs to battle the US Air Force. Always remember History and relate it to present events in the Region. Be United & deter aggression from the opposition i.e. China, Russia & North Korea. Have more exercises and on a larger scale with US and Japanese Carriers etc. Hopefully they will deter the potential aggressors.

Sir, your clueless.

The Colonel September 4, 2015 at 2:04 pm

Interesting analysis, not a word of it refutes anything I wrote but an interesting analysis nonetheless.

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 2:06 pm

See below – interesting – not true – but interesting. And Allende in Chile was about to invade the United States.

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 2:10 pm

And in 1990 the realists at State and CIA were convinced Saddam wouldn’t invade Kuwait.

fred farkel September 5, 2015 at 2:33 pm

My we have two egos here,” the colonel” and “Col. Flagg” having a “pissin contest” with each other. I’m so relieved that here in the sovereign state of South Carolina we have such a collection of chicken hawks. Paul Wolfowitz would have an orgasism he read these two clowns comments. Even better we best watch with this talent my gawd “the south will rise again”!!

Rocky Verdad September 4, 2015 at 2:05 pm

Col. Flagg – have to respectfully disagree. Crimea had historically been part of Russia as recently as 1954 when Kruchev gave it to Ukraine which was essentially a state. Russia actually wanted it back in ’94, but traded it off provided it remained an autonomous region. In large part it was a side agreement to the larger issue at the time for Ukraine to give Russia the former Soviet nuclear weapons it possesed after the fall of the Soviet Union. At that time Ukraine had over 1,700 nuclear warheads. So to many, no one really cares about Crimea – except maybe the Ukrainians – shed me a tear. So to equate that to some world domination is rather far fetched. Eastern Ukraine is an issue of contention, and is about the size of Lake Murray – so if you think that’s equating to an invasion of Western Europe, be my guest. Russia’s military beyond nuclear weapons remains poorly performing. They have very limited night-operations, and can perform so poorly that last year Ukraine wiped out an entire airborne battalion using pre-sighted artillery coordinated with cell phone communications. A remaining company of paratroopers actually got lost in the dark and ended up captured by Ukrainian forces. China has zero desire to confront the West since they are dependent on the West (including Japan and South Korea) for a huge portion of their export oriented economy. They’re rattling about some areas of the ocean between them and the Phillipeans is really laughable since it’s around access to natural resources, not closing off trade lanes. North Korea is a joke, outside of their undeliverable nuclear warhead, and personally, I think we ought to just invade them and be done with it. Put the food trucks up front and it’s over in a few days. The only reason Chine continues to give some tacit protection to North Korea is they fear the humanitarian disaster on their border with NK because a collapse of NK would result in millions of displaced refugees flooding China. But ultimately, that regime will fail. As will Putin’s. So let them play over in the cat-poop corner of the sandbox, they don’t bother anyone and have extremely limited capabilities. You remind me of a guy in college who argued five Mig-25’s in Cuba posed an immediate threat to the strategic safety of the United States. Finally, don’t revise hisotry. China entered North Korea not to protect the North Koreans – they entered the theater of operations because we had advanced to near their border and McAurther – the freakin’ idiot he was – was threatening to expand the conflict into China.

The Colonel September 5, 2015 at 9:02 pm

Well thought out analysis.

+1000 Just For This September 4, 2015 at 3:07 pm

“It would be a brief, violent battle and the “Yellow Sea” would be filled
with little yellow men whose trousers had little yellow and brown
stains in them.”


shifty henry September 4, 2015 at 5:00 pm

excellent post!

shifty henry September 4, 2015 at 10:07 pm

Why don’t they have Chinese numbers/id on their ships? Is this supposed to fool us?

The Colonel September 4, 2015 at 10:34 pm

The Chinese can’t even read that s***

shifty henry September 4, 2015 at 11:45 pm

How about naming their ships like a restaurant menu?
14 – Pu Pu Platter
22 – Cold Sesame Noodles
66 – Bean Curd with Broccoli
74 – Moo Shu Pork
83 – Lake Tung Ting Shrimp
Damn – I could go on with this, but I think I’ll expand on this tomorrow….

Todd September 5, 2015 at 1:03 am

Yu No Sink
We No Vote
P.P. In Yu Coke
No Pu Street
This is fun.

MashPotato September 5, 2015 at 12:22 pm

Don’t forget the soup, Cream of Sum Yung Gai.

shifty henry September 5, 2015 at 12:45 pm

ya’ should thing about changing “Gai” to “Gal”

The Colonel September 5, 2015 at 6:14 pm

Or 14 Wii Dai Nau

fred farkel September 5, 2015 at 2:21 pm

Wow the colonel has such a vast amount of information. I declare, me thinks he should move out of his double wide and up to K Street and give jimmie dumint all of his wonderous and unlimited info for dumint’s presidential run. He I thought he was just an authority on chip’s uniforms.

The Colonel September 5, 2015 at 6:12 pm

I’m genuinely impressed with your knowledge of Yankee police departments. Not so much on your knowledge of presidential candidates but we each have our area of specialties… oh, that was humor, well, again we each have or own talents.

Krazy Kat September 4, 2015 at 1:45 pm

Soon they will be able to send cheap, counterfeit goods into the country!!

Superfly September 4, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Let’s ask the U.K.’s Royal Navy to intervene. Oh wait, they no longer have one.

Charlie Stump September 4, 2015 at 2:56 pm

Another poke in the eye for the US…..All the world’s bad actors are energized by the incompetence of our community organizer.

Lindsey Would Be Proud September 4, 2015 at 3:03 pm

What will America do without its strategic military igloos? Next China will nuke Charleston, right?

Squishy123 September 4, 2015 at 8:44 pm

The rest of the world laughs at Obama as a leader. He knows it and keeps quiet because he knows the less people that realize this the better he looks.

shifty henry September 5, 2015 at 11:35 am

and still a bony-assed pissant…..

euwe max September 4, 2015 at 9:28 pm

If China *really* wanted to make us piss our pants in fear – they should invest in some sharp knives. ISIS doesn’t even *have* a navy.

Todd September 5, 2015 at 12:57 am

Pretty safe bet they are sniffing the waters around NK/SK for US submarine activity. They want to know if the US is preparing for military intervention in NK. They are far from a threat to the seals and bearded reality show stars of western Alaska.

Michelle Obama September 5, 2015 at 1:06 am

What if they are there to attack Bear Grylls!??!!?!?

shifty henry September 5, 2015 at 11:33 am

Sara Palin..?

Margaret September 5, 2015 at 10:24 am

Laws are bullshit. Humans are just hairless monkeys screeching at each other over territory and how many bananas everyone gets.

erneba September 6, 2015 at 8:53 am

One thing overlooked by most people commenting here about this situation is that there is a world of difference between a Russian surveillance trawler and a Russian Missile cruiser sitting off the entrant to Kings Bay.

Surveillance surface ships have always been tolerated at the three mile limit out any US port, and missile-armed cruiser is a different matter. Years ago when I was in the US Navy, surveillance trawlers used to be stationed at every US Navy station at the three mile limit. When I was in the Mediterranean Sea, we used to get buzzed by the naval surveillance version of the TU-95 at about two hundred feet.
All that said, the United states would have never tolerated a missile cruiser stationed at the three mile limit or allow its ships to get buzzed by armed Russian Migs. Big Difference.
If these ships are armed Chinese warships, this is a deliberate provocation.
Fits is right on the money if these are truly warships.

shifty henry September 6, 2015 at 10:53 am

I’m with you on that because I had similar knowledge back then. In the Spring of 1964 I was assigned to the USS Intrepid aircraft carrier. Our mission was anti-submarine hunting. We would leave Norfolk, VA and cruise down to the Caribbean. On one mission off of Cuba we sounded on a Russian sub (a diesel), and stayed on it for a couple of days until it was forced to surface. The Russians were really pissed! It surfaced within shouting distance, and we gave them a lot of hooting and razzing to which they replied — especially by shooting us the finger!

erneba September 6, 2015 at 1:17 pm

“..especially by shooting us the finger!”
That’s what we would do to to the photographer on the TU-95. He always stood in an open half door near the rear of the aircraft. The aircraft would only be a couple hundred feet above us, so he could distinctly see what we were doing. some would grab their crotch while shooting the “bird.” We were on the open deck on the top of the ship.
That aircraft, the TU-95 is the noisiest aircraft ever made, and you could hear it coming from miles away and it would fly slow and low for these photography runs. That would give us plenty of time to get up to the highest deck and welcome them.
At the time our ship was involved with finding the two lost atomic bombs and their removal from Spain where the B-52 and KC-135 collided in 1966.

shifty henry September 6, 2015 at 2:20 pm

Adventures are where you find them..!! Great story! Being away from a protected home environment and turned loose within the arms of the US Navy allowed me to have specialized schooling, assignments, meet interesting Navy folks and also Greeks, Turks, British, and others in the Mediterranean. All of my Chiefs and Officers were great, helpful, and as I look back can see that they understood how teamwork made for better work environment. It was a different time. We knew we were doing important work. When I enlisted in the Navy I was a blank board — so many lessons I learned helped make me who I am today.

erneba September 6, 2015 at 2:45 pm

And many people don’t realize that many of those Chiefs and Officers were World War II veterans and were great guys. What we experienced and felt pales in comparison to what those guys went through.

shifty henry September 6, 2015 at 6:22 pm

— and Korea (where my Dad missed being blown up by a land mine through a freak circumstance)

shifty henry September 6, 2015 at 2:24 pm

Somewhere, a tired, elderly Russian crew member is posting on a blog, or showing those fotos and telling tales to his grandchildren, about those idiotic, rude Americans……… hah!

erneba September 6, 2015 at 2:40 pm

Yeah, I have often thought about that, some Russian, somewhere, seeing US sailors shooting them the “bird” along with a crotch salute. Our Captain ordered us to take no pictures, leave the cameras in our lockers. I would love to have some pictures of that plane buzzing us, but not to be.
It was an interesting life in the Navy back then, Cold War going full throttle, the North Koreans capturing the USS Pueblo and shooting down the Ec121 filled with Navy Communications Technicians, spying on them in International Waters. Always mystified me as to why we did not go over and bomb those low-level piss ants off the face of the earth after the crew was returned.
Interesting times and places, glad I was there.

shifty henry September 6, 2015 at 4:03 pm

I was a CT — One morning down around Jamaica (I think) I was ordered to destroy our top top secret codes for war because they may have been compromised. What did those codes look like, you ask? IBM PUNCH CARDS – which were changed daily! I shredded them and threw them overboard and they looked like a brown shit-storm.

erneba September 6, 2015 at 4:42 pm

I was an ET, went through 48 weeks of training at Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay—great duty. Then I spent 24 weeks in an Air Force Electronic Calibration Laboratory School at Lowry AFB in Denver Colorado— even greater duty. I spent every weekend with my new-found girlfriend out in the Jefferson Park section of Denver. It was four blocks from Mile High Stadium. Used to hear the crowds roar on Sunday afternoon.
Then was assigned to a Destroyer Tender out of Charleston–USS Everglades, went to Europe twice. While in Europe we were ported in Naples, Italy, but got to visit Rota, Spain—Cannes France—Malta.
Then got assigned to go to Leadership and Instructor school in Norfolk. Then Went over to Naval Schools Command in Norfolk.
Oh, I remember the old IBM punch cards from the Cyrto days on the tender.

shifty henry September 6, 2015 at 5:21 pm

radio school in Pensacola — advanced schooling in DC — then on to duty in the Mediterranean where I met my soon-to-be bride…. DC: lots of dates, friends, did all the tourist stuff (white house/museums/fbi/monuments/restaurants, etc). one cool thing was taking a date on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial looking down at the Potomac where there was a concert barge in the evenings (very romantic)…. many good memories…. I now feel fortunate that I enlisted when I did…
My Dad was right — a war every 20 years so get my boot camp and school before the next one and I would be in a better position for advancement whether I was still in or got called up from civvie life. Guess what? I got out in June ’64 about 8 weeks before the official start of Vietnam….

shifty henry September 6, 2015 at 5:37 pm

There are millions of stories like ours in all branches of the services. One of my friends was Navy in Guantanamo during the “missile crisis” repairing damaged planes every day and night. I have two cousins, one on my Dad’s side and one on my Mom’s side. We are all born within a year of each other, and all enlisted about the same time: one in Air Force, one in Army, and me in Navy. We all had top secret clearances, which was interesting.
I hope that many of the veterans are still around today to reminisce about anything good that they remember about their time in service. Vietnam Vets have their own stories. (God Bless Them)…

Wilhelm von Winkelstein September 6, 2015 at 4:29 pm

“and last time we checked that started with securing America’s borders.” WHEN HAVE YOU SEEN THIS POTUS DEFEND OUR BORDERS???

erneba September 6, 2015 at 4:50 pm

He certainly has not made a habit of trying to do that.
Apologizing and trying to make up with our enemies for his perceived “American Transgressions” keeps him busy.


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