I drove nuclear submarines in the waning times of the chilly war in the early nineties. The war was technically more than, but the previous Soviet Union and the US navy have been even now enjoying cat and mouse. We had a collision with a Russian submarine in the Barents Sea, as we had acquired a tiny also close to every single other. By the regulations of the sea, we manufactured confident the other submarine was harmless and not sinking, and they did the similar for us, and then we manufactured the long vacation home.
That is the military I grew up in. Right after my initially tour on the submarine, they sent me to the Naval Postgraduate School to do a diploma in IT management. This was the mid-nineties, when the technological know-how boom was in its infancy.
From there, I was posted to Iceland and spent a handful