Wednesday, March 30, 2011

View from at sea of Japan ...

Just thought I'd send an update from life today on Reagan. Some of you have seen of this and some haven't. Its been quite a week. Many challenging times, avoiding radioactive plumes and contamination in the environment both air and water. Sailors here are happy to help in such a trifold disaster but its also been pretty scary at times for us too. I think all the rad we've seen is safe low levels but we do hear of high levels now and again.

Since we are a nuclear carrier we have all the requisite devices to measure radiation in the environment and keep the ship safe, however, not sure the chain of command ever considered having to use these devices in a situation quite like this.

Continue reading at OldNfo's blog.


Anonymous said...

I caught his post a bit ago.
Rather interesting to say the least.


ps...How's the old man's hip doing?

Old NFO said...

Thanks for the link Julie!