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May 23, 2017

When I came to be your X.O. I knew the world was headed for trouble and we might be called upon. That motivated me. From my first ship until then, I figured  we are/were at war with the USSR and consequently, every time we went to sea we needed to be “war ready.”

The year before my arrival, a ship like ours had failed to destroy an exocet. I knew that was a people problem.