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Uncategorized - Aug 5,2018

THE PRIMARY PURPOSE of this web is to call attention to conditions in the United States that are terribly wrong, and suggest possible ways to make improvements.

If you don't get anything else from this website, at least get The China Study.

See the Health Notes page.

A SECONDARY PURPOSE is to share some memories that I treasure, both good and bad, in the hope that others may find benefit or pleasure.

"We have met the enemy, and they are us!" Here…

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Health Notes and References

Health, Diet, Environment - Aug 5,2018

To give some background and why this subject is so important to me, I have always had health problems of one sort or another.  The most serious was a severe case of hepatitis in 1971, followed by cancer in 1972. I had no treatment for the hepatitis; it just cleared up by itself.  I had surgery and an initial round of chemotherapy for the cancer, but refused the rest of the planned chemotherapy, in favor…

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Flight Instructor: Second Tour of Duty

Air Force Days - Dec 10,2018

Jet Engines - T-33 and T-37
Webb AFB, Big Spring, Texas

By 1960 the Cold War had heated up to the point that in Strategic Air Command (B-47's) we were getting very little flying time - only about one flight per month. Instead, we were spending nearly all our time on alert with the planes loaded and "cocked," ready for war. At my base in Savannah, while on alert duty we lived in an…

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Strategic Air Command

Air Force Days - Dec 10,2018

STRATEGIC AIR COMMAND DAYS With the B-47 1956-60


The Boeing B-47 represented a major advance in aeronautical engineering.  It was America's first multi-engine jet aircraft and it established the basic principle of design.  It introduced swept-back wings to large aircraft and the engines were hung below the wings on pylons. 
This design proved so viable that it was used on the B-52 bomber and the KC-135 tanker that followed.  The latter became the…

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Korea and Japan 1955-56

Air Force Days - Sep 24,2018

When I was promoted to captain, I was told I immediately became the most eligible captain in the Training Command to be sent to Korea.  The reason for that was that I had some Navy time at sea prior to the official end of WW2.  I was sent to Kimpo Air Base "K-14," and assigned to a very small unit that was monitoring air operations in North Korea.

Approach for landing at K-14,…

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