Thingish Things

Pentagon Portraits and Probes

Two Pentagon stories worth noting, one potentially scandalous, one downright hysterical.  We’ll start with the light one. It was discovered this week that Pentagon pranksters hung the portrait of an ensign friend in a hallway of the edifice over the brass placard description: “Ensign Chuck Hord. USNA circa 1898. Lost at sea 1908.” It went unnoticed for seven months. […]

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