How well I remember old Chief Musser; He could make alcohol out of water. I had never seen or heard of some of the ways he would have to get drunk. And he never drank alone. LOL. He was an old salt from the old school. He refused to wear a shirt. One day some army general stopped him and asked him "Chief would you like to get on our Team" (meaning put a shirt on).
Musser told him just show him the ball field and he would be right there.
----- Earl Rhoden
Biography of Earl "Chicken" Rhoden, CPO, VP24/VP12, Pearl Harbor, USS Saipan, CVL 48
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