Skip to comments.Navy orders stand down of entire submarine force
Posted on 01/15/2007 12:17:56 PM PST by rwa265
Navy orders stand down of entire submarine force
In a news release, the commander of the U.S. Submarine Force announced today that it will conduct an Operational Stand Down in the wake of recent submarine incidents.
In a message to the submarine force, Vice Adm. Chuck Munns, U.S. Submarine Force commander, directed the immediate "stand down" to focus energy and intellect back onto the basics of submarine operations.
The stand down comes after two incidents involving Norfolk-based submarines.
(Excerpt) Read more at wavy.com ...
It was the Green Bay Packers. Practice was going bad and Coach Lombardi was fuming. The atmosphere was very tense as he started lambasting the team. When he said "this is a football," Paul Hornung responded, "slow down, Coach, your going too fast." Everybody laughed, including the coach and that broke the tension.
At least that's how I heard the story.
I'm not sure what you mean by that. Can you expound a little? I'd spent eight of my 13 years on sea duty, which was merely "above average" compared to others I know.
We also need more personnel to man the boats. Especially nukes.
I mean in particular serving in a sub as opposed to anything else because of the unique environment. Did I just make that up in my head? Maybe it was that there's a limit to how long you could serve on a sub for a given amount of time.
Ha ha. I thought you were joking.
That's Flambeau Field.
Why is the article dated a year ago today?
Oh no, there's no written time limit that I'm aware of. You may be thinking of a sea/shore rotation, which are guidelines on how long someone must serve on a ship before they're eligible for shore duty. The intent of that was just the opposite though - to limit shore duty rather than sea duty.
not Flambeau... It's really Lambert Field. John Kerry said so.
Probably never. I'm not a football historian, and I'm relating this from a story I heard 17 years ago.
It was nuts ten years ago. I imagine it's a lot worse these days.
My elder son is a Navy nuke and he says the pace is killing and he is a young man in the peak of health. Hundred + hour weeks exhaust everyone.
The subs have alternating crews and the men serve each alternative time period subject to being at sea. My son will be joining the USS Ohio next month for his turn.
Vince Lombardi never coached at Notre Dame.
That's sure going to help national security a lot. Jerk!!!
That's only true for the 14 Trident SSBN's.
Fast Attacks (SSN) only have a single crew.
So I hear. I never claimed to be an expert in football history.
Thank you for answering my question.
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