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About wxpunk

I'm a veteran of the U.S. Air Force (7 years, 11 months) and the U.S. Navy Reserve (2 years and counting!). I have been trained and deployed as a Weather Forecaster and Observer, and now serve the Navy as a Meteorology and Oceanography Forecaster. I am also a gardener, amateur cook, karaoke prince and welterweight jukeboxer. I am finishing my Bachelor's degree at the University of Washington, very active in its veterans community and training to be a professional emergency manager.

Goethe: An Unlikely Inspiration for Today’s Veterans

I don’t remember exactly when it was that I saw the quote on a random AFN filler between terrible shows, but I was mildly tipsy and watching the Government-Property television in my dorm’s dayroom while on my first overseas tour … Continue reading

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