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Green Days: Basic Training When your muscles begin to fail midway through some critical physical activity, it creates a very distinct sort of panic. Even more so when that activity involves clinging.....
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This matches pretty closely how my father described the Navy ca. '58-62, though he did tell me that Full Metal Jacket was the best cinematic characterization he'd seen of his experience even if it paled in comparison.
 
Reading this makes me realise even more that being drafted in the French Navy was not quite the same experience. More like summer camp.
 
I am your number 1 fan.....keep writing!!
 
I would be so happy to read one every night. Unfortunately I realize that you have a day job :(