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  • 1. What It Was Prefer To Visit Italy As Well As Saudi Arabia WhileBeing In The US Navigation YI write about italia , and Saudi persia together, because i visited both these places, but did not get tostay in those two countries, very long. I had just spent quite a while , outside of, and off of the coastof, Iran, Iraq, Saudi persia and Kuwait, making certain the oil deliveries , got threw, without beingattacked.We had been on our destroyer, and one of our work was to escort Kuwaiti oil tankers, coming frombeing attacked, coming from nearby countries. They might put the American flag , on their shipcarrying all the oil. Wed escort their dispatch , threw the gulf of Oman, and ensure they made it out into the ocean safely.We were always within shore distance, that seemed, and we always tried to stay in global waters, butsome from the countries who experienced small boats on the market , kept yelling on the loudspeakers, that we are in Iranian oceans , and we need to move back, but the chief did what he wassupposed to carry out , at least I will believe he did, because we were never attacked.That part of the marine was not very helpful , to be operating in. There were a lot of unknown boats,small water craft, and little ships, all over. You didnt know if some of them were packed withexplosives, and if one of these , would try to ram the ship, and then try to do some damage.We all thought it was entertaining , that they were putting the American flag, upon these othercountries ships , just so they wont be attacked, and we can get all that oil towards the states. Werealized they were putting our own flag on their essential oil ships. If one from the Iranian, Iraqi, orany other country, tried to do something to the oiler we were escorting, it was our obligation , not to letthat happen.In the beginning , we were the first ones to spend a lot of time, off of the coast of iraq and Iran. Wewere there, when anxiety was building up, as well as things were beginning to get hostile. It might stillbe years apart , from the first Iraqi war with the united states. My four years of sea duty had beenfinally up. I had just re-enlisted in the Navy for another several years, and my next duty task , wouldbe shore responsibility.I was likely to go home, and work with my brother in his bakery, and we had it just about all workedout on paper. Wed try and open several bakeries together. Our own father had already been in thebusiness for years, coupled with owned up to five at one time.As points would turn out for me personally , and change for your better, I had met an oriental girlbefore I continued this WESTPAC, as they are called, for traditional western Pacific Deployment.When a ship is usually stationed off the coast regarding California, for example. It still goes out toocean. It might go out with regard to 3 days, and then return in, and remain for 3 weeks, after whichgo back out, for a couple more times.The ship will go back out again, for a couple of times , to test stuff, perform some drills, operate withother ships and battle groups. Mostly, while the ship was back in port, work had been pretty easy.You got to stay tied to the pier, and people have got to have an ordinary lifestyle , if you can really
  • 2. phone living on a destroyer, ordinary.The navy does get you, if you let it. Most people become a member of the military for your standardfour many years. Well, most of the most detrimental jobs, are the work the guys do within their firstfour years of service. After your four years are up, they have responsibility stations called coast duty.You get 4 years of shore responsibility , and its like functioning from 9:double zero to 5:00 just about ,except it is usually coming from 7:00 to three :30, 5 days a week.This is the enticement the Navy offers to get you to re-enlist, and they call that, "cake duty". Since girlcould not really carry on ships back then, they took up most of the coast duty assignments, andseveral guys would result in bad duty channels , because a lot of the woman , had all the coast dutystation billets filled.I met a lot of woman in the Navy, later, that had been in the Navy nearly 20 years, and have in noway been on a dispatch , or out to ocean , and they are retiring from the Navy. Can you imagine that? If you do a 20 year tour in the navy , the Navy will usually get 12 years of sea duty from you, andeight years of shore responsibility out of you.Well, several of us, had been scheduled to go back to the united states. We were out to ocean on thedestroyer, and they decided to fly us all into Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, to start are journey back to theunited states. We took off from the ship in the heli , just a couple of us, as well as headed into SaudiArabia.We ended up at a small armed service installation, the United States had been using at the time. Wewere allowed to walk across the town, but were advised some things not to do first , like dont insultthe people, dont do almost anything to a woman, do not strategy her, talk to the girl , talk about God,as well as stuff like that.Me and the guys, took a good stroll put town. To me, it was not a town youll find a bar in , much lessany ladies to hang out together with. We walked simply by some mosque church buildings , withhundreds of individuals inside, they were kneeling down on prayer carpets and rugs , praying. Theyhad all their shoes outside the church , on the sidewalk. There have been so many pairs lined up inrows, an individual wondered how the heck they could ever find the right shoes again, if they weredone praying?The air smelled of oil, as well as the landscape seemed just about all rocky looking, and hang back inthe ages, like no one had ever heard of fresh paint before. It was more like a refinery town, itappeared. Oil was in the air. It was exactly as i had pictured it, once i was a kid, wondering what oneof those center eastern countries might look like, if I were there.We eventually went along to the airport, and had been heading for Italy. Wed have a 26 hr layover inSigonella, Italy. When we found its way to Italy, it was nice to see a sign nevertheless , welcome toSigonella, italia. When I walked outside , and looked at that sign. I really felt like I was in Italy. I guesswhether it would of said , welcome to Africa. I would of felt i had been in Africa perhaps.We were going to be in Italy for a long lay over, and they did not have virtually any accommodationsset up for all of us. We were just likely to wait at the airport , and take it. All of us ended up strollingabout town, that gave the look of it was a bunch of shops in a row, with high class antique items, as
  • 3. well as high priced other stuff. We should of been alongside some quaint little village or something, ifigured. I had never actually thought that much about Italy, so I were not sure what to expect.The one thing I did notice, had been the Italy military guys, that were responsible for the base wewere from , when they were driving there army jeeps around, the guys driving the jeeps, could havebottles of wine, that they could be drinking, as they had been driving around. I assume wine is veryimportant in Italy, that even the army guys arrive at drive around from it. Cool, I thought.We finally ended up finding our flight returning to the United States from italia. I was finally planning toget back home. It was funny, when we ended up on the East Coast, i sat there, as well as wasamazed. I had realized, I had just went around the world. I had left the western Coast, and visited bysea, air , and land, as well as went around the whole world. I thought the entire world was not as bigas i had really thought it was. It is actually a small, small globe , after all.I had been amazed that there have been people, on the other side on the planet from us, the otherway up , and if they fallen something, nothing would happen. It was just awesome how gravity hadbeen working, when I actually thought about the world being round, since I experienced justexperienced that. You really need to go around the entire world , to have that experience.retiring in Costa Rica