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Book 3 Chapter 36

            I had a restless night and was eating breakfast at 0600. At 0700 I received a text from Marcy that negotiations were going well, and they would do a VCATS from there at 1600 their time (that was 0900 … Continue reading

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Book 3 Chapter 35

Book 3 Chapter 35             There were startled faces all around the table as I stood and walked out into the hall. I leaned against wall waiting for the complete conversation.             I listened while Vicky explained that Marcy, Jenny, … Continue reading

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Book 3 Chapter 34

 Tuesday morning, I was reading the conflicting updates about Hawaii. There were six different versions about what had taken place there with the storm. To top it all off, the scientific community was filing more lawsuits for access.             NASA, … Continue reading

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Book 3 Chapter 33

Book 3 Chapter 33             The South Carolina fundraiser was a barn burner. People were pumped up ready for something different than the doom and gloom that the media was pushing because of the volcano. I gave it to them … Continue reading

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Book 3 Chapter 32

Book 3 Chapter 32             I was up early reviewing the latest updates. Dock workers had gone back to work but there was a backlog of ships waiting to unload passenger from the Hawaii mess. To ease the backlog several … Continue reading

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Book 3 Chapter 31

It was a good night; even though it was not our normal super-sized bed, we had fun. Marcy and Vicky were well teased and pleased. The rest of us were all smiles. Thankfully there were no hickeys we needed to … Continue reading

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Book 3 Chapter 30

            Even after all the time on the planes, I was up at a reasonable time. I had slept with Marcy. She wanted to cuddle for a while and I felt the baby kick a couple of times. We were … Continue reading

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Book 3 Chapter 29

Three hours into the flight I could tell we had slowed by the change in vibrations and then twenty minutes later we were back up to speed. Another inflight refueling had been completed. This time it was before we got … Continue reading

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Book 3 Chapter 28

Book 3 Chapter 28             I sent Eric, General Ingram, Ziva, Abra, four of the Secret Service agents and the football carriers to get clothes they could get dirty with ash. I had come prepared; I was wearing CIC camo. … Continue reading

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Chapter 27

Book 3 Chapter 27             The first MTAC was before the plane even got off the ground. It was a joint MTAC with Admiral Petty and General Mitchell. The Japanese ships had arrived and at first light, the helicopters would … Continue reading

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