I was going through some boxes and I came across this, the citation for the Sip’s Battle “E” Award in 1986. Yes, this was the era of the Captain B***s***k “Battle E homage to the “A-Team” TV Show. But we did work pretty hard.
It was also around the time we convinced Captain B***s***k that the missile fizzle drills were “not possible” as scenarios. Followed, of course, by that damn Soviet Yankee boat managing to blow up a missile in the tube and not (immediately) sink itself. So much for that training plan change.
And it was shortly before the 31st of October, 1986, at 1725 when we had just finished my first ever Mongolian BBQ dish.