Tag Archives: U.S. Navy

Thomas McKelvey Cleaver :
Tonkin Gulf: The event that changed my
life forever

I was a fly on the wall. I was a member of the staff of the operational command under whose authority the destroyers USS Maddox and USS Turner Joy would enter the history books. By Thomas McKelvey Cleaver | The … Continue reading

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Supremes: Military Beats Nature, Once Again

Environmental groups contend that the use of sonar harms marine mammals, like this blue whale. The Supreme Court, however, ruled the Navy should be able to use sonar without restrictions in exercises off the California coast. Photo: NOAA / AP.Supreme … Continue reading

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Flyboy McCain : Hero or Fraud?

Updated September 5, 2008 This provocative article by Thomas Cleaver, written for The Rag Blog, was originally posted on August 30, 2008. We are publishing it again today with some very interesting discussion added. Thorne Dreyer / The Rag Blog … Continue reading

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