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Near the end of World War II most carrier aircraft that flew missions over Japan would strike their targets and return. Generally those that didn’t come back after a mission never would, but for one Corsair coming back just took a little longer.

A Corsair Comes Home”, 8 March 2016. Full article here on the Naval History and Heritage Command website.

navytimes.com
Navy scuttles sailors' enlisted rating titles in huge career shake-up
The Navy eliminated all of its 91 enlisted ratings titles Thursday as the beginning of an overhaul of the rigid career structure that has existed since the Continental Navy.
By Navy Times

Most of my Navy buddies are like CHANGE IS TERRIBLE THE FUCKING WORST. Someone even threw out OMG POLITICAL CORRECTNESS.

I don’t think it’s that bad, except that “Petty Officer” sounds so laaaame, why don’t we get something cool like Super Kickass Sergeant or whatever it is the Marine Corps get.

Also, Seaman.

Also, the main concern in the article seems to be HAS NO ONE CONSIDERED THE TATTOOS?!

African American Woman Who Was Navy Veteran Killed By Police Last September: Media Are Silent

India Kager was shot dead by police while she was sitting on the front seat next to her boyfriend Angelo Perry. Police officers were after Perry. 30 rounds were shot into the car. India Kager who was U.S. Navy veteran and a mother of two died on the scene. One of her babies was in the car and fortunately wasn’t hurt. India Kager was killed by police 100 days ago - media keep silence on the investigation of her death.

#Say Her Name

#Killed By Police

Kager’s story