Nick's Blog

Personal opinions. Aggressively stated.

Oath of Office

It’s here. We’ve been broken into groups of eight, because there are only eight testing stations in the testing center. Those of us with jobs get to take the test first, at 0700; this is not because we’re “better” than…

Final Exams

It’s been a good and long weekend. On Saturday I saw some old friends at a conference nearby, and on Sunday GI Jane and I had a three hour study session in preparation for the final. I must say I…

Disengage and TASE

Bright, sunny morning, 52°F and clear. I drive in to the academy for the last day of instruction. I’ve already passed my practical examination, so all I must do is help my classmates pass theirs (by being a good practice…