Think the Marine Corps is a war-fighting organization? Think again. A Marine Cobra helicopter pilot finds himself off the coast of Korea taking part in a political exercise known as Ssang Young. The goal is to conduct a Marine amphibious landing. However, Captain Groom soon learns amphibious assault in practice is a dog and pony show parade, the likes of which even the Westminster dog show would envy. The following tale covers one Marine pilots journey through the lead-up, execution, and aftermath of this epic tale in the pivot, uh, I mean shift, to the Pacific. Pivot means we turn our backs. It was replaced with shift.
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About the Author
Captain Groom was born and raised in Columbus, Ohio. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in May of 2009 and was designated a naval aviator in March of 2012, flying the AH-1W Super Cobra Attack Helicopter Gunship. He has personally logged over four hundred hours of sexual assault and prevention training. His first duty station was Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. His first deployment was on the Thirty-First Marine Expeditionary Unit in Okinawa, Japan. He participated in the dog and pony show known as Ssang Young 2014. His professional interests include training rosters, PowerPoint presentations, simulated employment of ordnance, safety stand-downs, and humanitarian and disaster relief missions. His whereabouts are unknown at this time.