Life on a Destroyer

Destroyer life isn’t always like this. But, every so often, a weather system overruns a Sailor, yanking him through a horrific maelstrom, the ship savagely bucking as she desperately seeks calmer seas. And when they do come, those night watches under an ebony sky where millions of God’s brilliantly lighted sentinels [...]

November 17, 2020|Events|0 Comments


September 01, 2006 At a little after two o'clock, General Douglas A. MacArthur's four-engine C-54, aptly named Bataan, landed and bounced to a stop in a cloud of dust. The General descended the ramp, smiling and waving, his corn-cob pipe clamped between his teeth. Only weeks before, Imperial Japanese Army and [...]

November 3, 2020|Articles|0 Comments

ON BROTHERLY LOVE by John J. Gobbell

(As printed in the Fall 1995 issue of THE SCROLL of Phi Delta Theta.) Orson Welles as Harry Lime in The Third ManVice Admiral John S. "Slew" McCain In Italy, for thirty years under the Borgias, they had warfare, terror, murder, bloodshed. They produced Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and the Renaissance. [...]

November 3, 2020|Articles|0 Comments
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