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In 1983-84, USS Yosemite was the first Navy ship with women sailors and officers aboard to spend extended time at sea. The challenges and success of the deployment and integration of women into life aboard a Navy ship are included in this Naval officer’s memoir of that seven month deployment.

Well folks…

Welcome to my new and returning visitors!
For returning visitors, my book, Steel Decks and Glass Ceilings., will be available August 1, in trade paperback and ebook. For those visiting my site for the first time, perhaps to discover more about that book, welcome.

In 1983-84, USS Yosemite was the first Navy ship with women sailors and officers aboard to spend extended time at sea. The challenges and success of the deployment and integration of women into life aboard a Navy ship are included my memoir of that seven month deployment. I hope you enjoy it.

My blog posts which have been the mainstay of this website for at least a dozen years, are still here, and i plan for them to continue. The current post will begin on this page below, with a link to “the rest of the story,” as Paul Harvey would say.

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