Rock Pond on Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, CT.
Today I had the honor of seeing the USS California come in to port from their six month deployment. Seeing a submarine coming down the Thames River is just not something you see every day (well, unless you live in the Groton area, I guess) and it was definitely a surreal experience. I was very… Continue reading USS California comes home from deployment
The side of the Doyle Hardware building in downtown Utica, NY. According to Wikipedia, Doyle Hardware Building is a historic factory building located at Utica in Oneida County, New York. It was built in three sections between 1881 and 1901. The entire four story complex is approximately 100 feet by 260 feet. It was a… Continue reading Doyle Hardware | Utica, NY
Being part of the funeral detail was a huge honor for me. I attended two different funerals and helped fold and inspect the flag and then present it to the widow(s). It was a very humbling and surreal experience for me to present a flag to the widow of a fallen United States sailor. Hopefully… Continue reading Naval Funeral Flag Presentation Ceremony