Navy

Jack’s Mid-Missouri Memories, “Burger in the Morning,” A Navy Story
Jack’s Mid-Missouri Memories, “Burger in the Morning,” A Navy Story
I spent my active time in the Navy aboard US Navy Destroyers in the '50s and '60s, those small ships they called the greyhounds of the sea because they didn't spend a lot of time in port.  It could be very boring during those long stretches at sea, so the officers and crew would make up their own entertainment in the form of variety shows, known as "smokers" on ships.  These smokers were