All service requires a level of premeditated dedication, a motivation to influence something bigger than your current circumstances. The story of my time in the Navy is premised on this idea, which seems like a logical place to begin. I could tell you all about my reasons for joining and staying in for 11 years. … Continue reading Becky Scheusner (Phelps/Leifeste)
MY NAVY STORY 1997 – 2018 Apr 22, 2018 I have thought about writing this for weeks. The closest I came before today was a rough outline which I decided won’t work anyway. The last few weeks I have dug deep inside, shed some tears, and had many conversations with myself mostly going like “Charity … Continue reading Charity Haney (Barron/Mahannah)
When I first told my significant other the name of this site, he quickly pointed out that it sounds "sexist" and certainly counter to the goal of this venture. A Navy trumpet instrumentalist himself, he understands the culture of military bands from his own perspective, as do we all. Simply I chose the name of … Continue reading What’s in a name?
Please use either the Facebook page or the contact page on this site to let me know you're interested and we can figure out the best format for you to tell your story! Have pictures or videos you'd like to share? We can do that, too! You can tell your story all at once, in several installments, … Continue reading How to tell your story