LOADOUT PERIOD The day after we pulled back in off of POM cert, we started to get ready for deployment, called Loadout.  October 22 was the first day of Loadout and we welcomed some very special guests.  Some San Francisco 49er cheerleaders and the rock band Journey came down to take a tour of the […]

EastPac 2004

Eastern Pacific runs, or EastPac’s are nowhere near the ass-ramming that is a WestPac.  WestPac stands for Western Pacific Deployment — I will expound upon these shenanigans later in this blog.  On this particular underway, the plan was to conduct sound trials in the freeze-your-nuggets-off waters of Alaska.  Basically, colder waters are better conductors of sound. […]