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Here's an interesting video about the naming of the next aircraft carrier in the US Navy.
For the great things are not done by impulse, but by a series of small things brought together. ~Vincent van Gogh
The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves.-Julius Caesar
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For many of us that were in the military (especially the US Navy) Doris Miller's story is very well known. The Navy Cross is the 2nd highest award in the Navy, 2nd only to the CMO.
Having a ship of the line carry his name for years to come is an honor for the ship and ship's company.
"For evil to flourish, all that is required is for good men to do nothing" Burke
Power corrupts. Absolute power corrupts absolutely.
It ain't easy being a used cow salesman.