Broadside of the Week – Oct 21, 2013 4 By Jenn Rafael on October 21, 2013 Broadside cartoons Visit the Broadside Archives! (click here) Share. Twitter Facebook Google+ Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Email
Oh, my. I hope I never behaved that way, but I’m sure I might have left that impression. If I did (and you follow Jeff’s great stuff), I apologize. Mike
You’re safe, Captain. I don’t think anyone would have accused you of not caring!
Lest there be any doubt, you just made my day! Mike
I reported aboard my ship for Desert Storm, recalled reservist, and the Captain gave me the open door for anything I wanted to talk about. I never took him up on it but during the cruise he always asked me if I had ever done whatever the special evolution was planned or going on. When I answered “No Sir” he would say: “Chief, let me get you hooked up.” I have no doubt that he would have had me doing anything and everything anyone would ever want to do on a ship. After getting to fire the 50 cal. I was informed that the Captain wanted me assigned as the Bridge Wing gunner because I was the only sailor that actually hit the “Killer Tomato”.
I think that Captain was really serious about the open door policy! I had a great cruise and actually wanted to stay longer but when the war was over so was I.