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Bruce Jarvis is one of those who silently service during peacetime to keep the peace. His book is an enjoyable collection of stories from his time as a Navy recruit through service as an aviation electronics technician flying as a team member on the Willy Victor aircraft that made up an advanced warning network to detect possible Soviet aggression during the cold war. Bruce's stories are detailed recollections ranging from the surprises of Navy basic training through the unusual, humorous, and ...more
I was to pleased to have won this book in the Goodreads First Reads Giveaways. Bruce Jarvis goes back in time to when he was a young man and how he came to join the Navy. There were some sad times and some fun times. An unheard of story of men that could have been out on a limb had the Russians decided to start WW3.