The Hong Kong Incident

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—The Obscure Penguin— Long ago, on the other side of the world I faced off against a Panamanian freighter and lived to tell about it.  When I was in the Air Force, stationed in the Philippines, I took a week-long vacation in Hong Kong.  It was one of those Clark Air Base tourist excursions to […]

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 […]