The world is round and the place which may seem like the end may also be only the beginning.
~Ivy Baker Priest
This is going to be a short post. Mostly because as an officer, I have to be careful what I say.
Let’s just say that I’m very, very angry. Very.
Less than 18 hours before I was to leave my house–and with my boarding pass in hand–I am now not going to South Korea.
Someone screwed up. Royally. The exercise I was going to be supporting is NEXT month. That is not what was told to the Reserve side. We even have documents to support this.
We are very lucky that I sent my travel itinerary to the fleet. That’s when they asked why I was coming now. Had this not happened, there would have been two Ensigns stuck at a South Korean airport with no ship (it’s not even near there!) to go to. That would have been interesting.
Now I get to try to pull off the greatest surprise ever (don’t spoil it if you know!).
However, I do believe I’m still scheduled to go to DINFOS (Defense Information School) the beginning of August but I’m waiting on confirmation from that. If I don’t go to the school, we’ll try the South Korea route again.
Never a dull moment in the military.