UPDATED: December 20, 2008
NEW: San Francisco Web
Cam:Look out my window
at San Francisco
NEW Feature: I am transcribing my Blog that was sent to Family and
It might give the pictures some context, and helps me remember what was
happening at the time. We didn't call 'em blogs way back then, but
you'd call 'em now. I'll be doing a few at at time, but Have a Look!
a few new ones now. I'm going to work on these 'til I can't stay awake
16 March 2003
8 April 2003
10 April 2003
11 April 2003
2003 13 April 2003
You can't see the hydraulic fluid
dripping onto my knee and boot. This is me inside a CH-53 helecopter.
Also note the safety vest: will the minimal lift it provides overcome
the heavy body armor with ceramic plates?
Military Pictures: Iraq, Diego Garcia
and Guam and Alaska
If you're interested a specific thing, try these shortcuts to get you
into the "right neighborhood":
Gunston-Hall TV Crews
EODMU7 UUV team
and LT Haas
Or you can go through about 1200
pictures from our efforts to clear mines from Umm Qasr and Az Zubayr
These are pictures from the NSCT-1 deployment last year in the port
town of Umm Qasr and Az Zubayr. Plenty
of Dolphins, UUV's and our guys in these. Still more
Check out our pictures from Korea! Exercise Foal Eagle. There are two
sets of pictures, this
one has a lot of
shots, while this one has mainly
shots of our cool camp setup.
Have a look!
I just added *More*
pictures! This time
Garcia in the Indian
Ocean. We worked with the Korean
Navy to locate a downed aircraft. The ROK
Navy was very impressive
professional (and even
I even visited the Military
TV and Radio
stations! See rare pictures of DG's Armed
Forces Network FM
stations and its1485 khz AM
station. Also, visit DG's ham
Imperial Beach "Bunker"
pictures, My last
duty station and project before moving on.
Where we tested and
accepted the new communications gear and got everybody familiar with
it. It's now in Iraq and they guys did
a great job from what I heard.
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Mostly strange Non-military Links below:
I'll have to share a few links to some of my favorite sites, just so
you'll understand why I'm the way that I am.
- Bad Science is a growing
problem in the world, there is some amazing funny stuff here, but sadly
dummies beleive it.
- America's SECRET
against the Taliban!
(check this out) I like to leave this on a machine that I've just
worked on. It loops forever!
- This is an INTERNET
- Stay and play at "The
Gobbler" a turkey themed ultra-modern "love hotel"
- Listen To April Winchell or
go through here amazing collection of offbeat mp3's, try this one,
- If you're in southern California, get free dial up internet without any
strings or trickery, honest!
- Visit "space age city" for
the best in modern building design
- Check out this amazing
new product that actually "pulls signals out of the air"! Some of
the most skillfully written
ad copy I've ever read (but you don't get free cable!)
Sites that belong to good friends:
Thanks Rusty for the good music! Rusty sent me a complete hard drive
of SOMAFM music. It was a
sanity saver. Give his internet radio stations a listen.
Joel taught me most of what I know about directional AM and a whole lot
more. He's the best!
Larry, Mike and Roy at burning man.
My Brother in Law's amazing video talents EXPOSED
Good Places to eat (ahem) along the
Chevron way: (you might even run into me at these places)
- La Scala
in San Diego a family owned and operated place that is my
favorite in San Diego. A hit with all!
Gathering" in San Diego, and neighborhood place with great food,
drinks and even magic! BACK after a fire!
Bistro in Imperial Beach. Good food in Imperial Beach? Yes! Amazing!
- Idle Spurs in Barstow
is an amazing find! It's been around for years but isn't easy to find.
Spot" in Carpenteria (near Santa Barbara). Just a fantastic beach
front burger place.
- The Rib Company in Yucca Valley and
Twentynine Palms. Another surprise!
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