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Old 15 October 2018, 20:25
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White House fellows

https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings...house-fellows/

impressive. two SEALs and one EOD on the list
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Old 16 October 2018, 10:18
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We almost always have SEALs there as Fellows. Look for their names to be on the Admiral list down the road.
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Old 16 October 2018, 13:14
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Shell went through Eglin when I was an instructor there. Having a Rhodes Scholar in EOD school was not an everyday occurrence. Very smart guy, glad for him and the community.
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The guy I knew from college rode that fellowship to make the rank of Commander long before our other classmates and was well on his way to flag rank.

Until, that is, his command tour in which had a collision on the Straits of Hormuz and even the contacts made during his fellowship couldn't save him. He retired shjortly thereafter.

As I age, the Laws of the Navy become more and more of a truism....

Quote:
Now these are laws of the Navy,
Unwritten and varied they be;
And he that is wise will observe them,
Going down in his ship to the sea;
--snip--
Count not upon certain promotion,
But rather to gain it aspire;
Though the sight-line end on the target,
There cometh, perchance, a miss-fire.

https://digital.lib.uh.edu/contentdm.../1159/1160.pdf
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Old 18 October 2018, 12:34
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Travis is a great dude...well deserved!
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Old 19 October 2018, 07:14
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The guy I knew from college rode that fellowship to make the rank of Commander long before our other classmates and was well on his way to flag rank.

Until, that is, his command tour in which had a collision on the Straits of Hormuz and even the contacts made during his fellowship couldn't save him. He retired shortly thereafter.

As I age, the Laws of the Navy become more and more of a truism....
HDLS,

Was he in command of the USS Porter when they collided in 2012? If so he was a bit of a hotdog and made a very bad decision... Lucky no one was killed.
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HDLS,

Was he in command of the USS Porter when they collided in 2012? If so he was a bit of a hotdog and made a very bad decision... Lucky no one was killed.
USS McCampbell (DDG 85) 2006.
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