Re: Liquid / Pressurized Gas Fuels
Don Newcomb (newcomb@NAVO.NAVY.MIL)
Thu, 21 May 1992 15:40:06 CDT
Masahiro Sayano <sayano@MICRO.CALTECH.EDU> said:
>The reason our troop purposely makes things difficult is that our
>program is a training program. The troop program is geared for
>mental, physical, and moral fitness and preparation; therefore it
>must be more difficult than what would normally be encountered so
>that the scouts will be able to sail through any problems.
Ye Gads! Why have fire at all? If you want to make it difficult just
have them eat the meat raw and sleep in the cold!
>So, you practice (not just a few times, but constantly!) for the
>worst-case conditions. Then, when things go bad, you can still
>do well. But to be able to do so, you must train. If I am practicing
>basketball, and I make 10 shots out of 20, is that enough? or should
>I practice more, scrimmage some, etc., so in a game, I can still get
>the shots in?
>Be Prepared, to me, means Be Prepared for anything, any time, any place,
>when the only thing you can rely on is yourself.
Well, at least we can agree on this. That's why we teach them how to
field strip & clean both the M-16 and AK-47 ;-)
Donald R. Newcomb * Make yourselves good scouts and good
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