I’ve put together some listings of what my recommendations on the ballot measures impacting my part of Santa Clara County would be. I have also added one commenting on the statewide ballot initiatives.
None of these lists are finalized, as they will be updated right up to the election, based on new information that may turn up.
That is one reason, among many, that I recommend you do not vote by mail. As a citizen of the United States of America. Demonstrate the fact that you are proud of your Right to Vote in a Secret Ballot, by voting at your neighborhood polling place on election day. That is what me and my family will be doing.
Underway replenishment (UNREP) is common method for transferring fuel, munitions, and stores from one ship to another while under way. A classic image is this one of a supply ship servicing the USS Oriskany (CVA-34) and another ship at one time: Aircraft carriers can also provide replenishment on a limited basis to their escorts. Sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate, as shown here in some pictures I took from the flight deck of USS Oriskany while it was refueling the Waldron …Continue reading →
This past Memorial Day, I was reminded of a story I’ve told many times, about how war impacts people. As an Electronics Technician, assigned to Dà Nang, Vietnam, I often worked on the radio and radar unit of the boats that routinely ran supplies up and down the rivers of Vietnam. That funny looking tower on the roof was used to test small craft radar units. Of course, while working on the units, I talked to many of the crew …Continue reading →