Clark Air Base

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—The Obscure Penguin— June 1991. First major eruption of Mount Pinatubo, viewed from Clark Air Force Base. R.S. Culbreth, USAF…… I look at the photograph above and marvel at the destructive power of the earth.  What strikes me is all the time I was stationed at Clark Air Base in the late seventies, Mt. Arayat […]

Basic Training

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—The Obscure Penguin— I once got yelled at by a Major in the Air Force. In honor of Armed Forces Day this weekend I thought I’d relate a little adventure I had while going through boot camp at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. I have never mischaracterized the weeks I endured before […]