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Daily Archives: March 2, 2012

Then & Now: Sailors and Drone Pilots

You may have seen or heard some news clips floating around over the past year or two about resistance in the Air Force between fighter pilots and the newer profession of drone pilots.  You may have thought that this was another tale of the interesting debate of how technology has come to affect the jobs […]

Monitor Log: 2 March 1862

March 2 found the Monitor still undergoing preparations at the New York Navy Yard (commonly known as the Brooklyn Navy Yard). The sea trails of a few days before had not gone extremely well – Paymaster William Keeler recalled that on February 27 the Monitor had careened “first to the New York side, then to the Brooklyn […]