Part 5 – The Bullsh** Log

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Once you’re qualified, going to sea on a Ballistic Missile Submarine during the Cold War is a combination of boredom, stress, and trying to figure out what to do next. You’ll stand your watches, qualify your next watch stations, and do a lot of maintenance and cleaning. In fact, so much cleaning that there will be a four page memo that describes the difference between “Clean Up Ship” and “Field Day.”

Because even XO’s get bored and once they start writing…. well…

Shoved in between all of that, is eating, sleeping, showering, working out, watching movies, reading books, listening to music and trying to figure out the best prank to pull. Most of which you will never ever hear about because, frankly, they’re only funny to submariners.

There are drills galore. Division and Departmental Training. Throw in some General Military Training just for good measure.

Once in a while there’s…

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One thought on “Part 5 – The Bullsh** Log

  1. HWright1932@aol.com says:

    THAT DUMB SOB IN NORTH KOREA GONA BLOW EVERY THING UP THEY WOULDNT LETT US TAKE THAT PLACE SOME OF OUR SMART PEOPLE IN WASHINGTON. IM TO DAM OLD TO GIVE A SHIT NO WONDER WE GOT PEOPLE LIKE OBAMA AND HILLARY I DONT KNOW WHAT THAT BITCH IS FUCK EM ALL I DID MY PART THEY CAN KISS MY ASS.

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