To Beat China In the Gray Zone, You Have to Be There

During Desert Shield and Desert Storm my skipper took delight in regaling ship riders with the wonders of battleships, ours in particular. This old sea-dog had a standard talking point to the effect that “we got to the Gulf fast—and we’re going to stay here!” We dissolute youth mocked the Old Man for his banal … Continue reading To Beat China In the Gray Zone, You Have to Be There