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jeff zahratka
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  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • United States
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Where were you or your family stationed?
Norfolk, Greece Pascagoula
USS LAWRENCE(DDG-4), INACT Ships Portsmouth VA, USS YELLOWSTONE (AD41), USS SCOTT(DDG-995), Electrical C Schools Norfolk, NAVCOMSTA Nea Makri Greece, USS YORKTOWN (CG-48), SIMA LCRK, USS YELLOWSTONE (AD-41), FASOTRAGRULANT, Senior Enlisted Academy, USS KAUFFMAN (FFG-59)
Veteran of Foreign War
The Cold War, Desert Storm
Current Status with the US Navy
Start date of your service
October 25, 1972
End date of your service
January 31, 1999

Jeff zahratka's Blog

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Posted on February 18, 2010 at 3:34pm 1 Comment

Beside writing I work in education so I was pleased to discover that a site : now offers full free tutoring service to military members and dependents

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Navy Seals on Charges? You Got To Be Kidding

Posted on November 25, 2009 at 12:27pm 1 Comment

Here I am in DC at the Navy Lodge this morning and I turn on the TV to find that three Navy Seals have requested a Courts Matial because they are under charges for giving a terrorist a bloody lip. Never mind that this particular piece of excrement was allegedly responsible for the deaths of four Black Water security men. If this is true then maybe they should have ripped the guys lips off. Please tell me they were charged for being too gentle with this particular murdering scum bag. If they are… Continue

Secretary of State Clinton Invites Russians to Inspect and Count Our ICBMS

Posted on October 15, 2009 at 12:00pm 3 Comments

I had my car radio tuned into ultra right Michael Savage last night and this was his driving topic. His question was simply " If Secretary of State Clinton wishes full nuclear disclosure then what do we get in return?" A large number of unsavvy callers failed to properly answer that question.

Savage made a good point. Only FOX News was even covering the subject. Clinton made a statement to the effect that Russia and the US were not adversaries and that we really have the same goals.… Continue

The Steeler O Line

Posted on August 18, 2009 at 6:13am 1 Comment

I think the Ol ine in general will be a lot better this year. I hope Capizzi continues to develop. That is another great story trying to happen. I think Timmons is gonna be a beast this year.

Sweepers Sweepeers Many Your Brooms

Posted on April 2, 2009 at 11:37am 5 Comments

The humor and innocence of the United States Navy Sailor is captured in the unique and sportive tales of a salty master chief set in the final quarter of the twentieth century.

Sweepers sweepers man your brooms is a phrase readily recognized by any Sailor who ever woke up on a United States Navy ship. In his Navy memoirs Retired Navy Master Chief Jeff Zahratka, a twenty six year veteran chronicles rich adventures that carry the reader… Continue

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At 1:07am on August 23, 2009, Dennis Pennington said…
1-1 kinda a sloppy game, but not a blowout BOO REDSKINS!!!!!!
At 11:51pm on August 19, 2009, Dennis Pennington said…
My youngest hit 21 in June, he had a rough night imbibing LOL!
At 10:15am on August 19, 2009, Dennis Pennington said…
Finished the book , BRAVO ZULU, passed it on to my Captain at work he was a MM on the Crommelin FFG-37 in Long Beach,CA in the 80's. We were both there at the same time but our paths never crossed. Small world! The book brought back alot of memories,some good, some bad. HAHA let me know when next one comes out. GO STEELERS!!!!!!!!!
At 11:47pm on August 17, 2009, Dennis Pennington said…
How about #69 Jason Capizzi, they call him YETI, 6'9" and 330 lbs. from Indiana,PA. born June 85. Two months younger than my son! or #86 Max Starks 6'8" and 345 lbs. from Florida.Some big boys out there!
At 1:07am on August 15, 2009, Dennis Pennington said…
Did you watch the first pre-season game Jeff? Looking good!!!!!!
At 8:21pm on August 14, 2009, Dennis Pennington said…
Got it today Jeff am already 1/2 way through.
At 10:12am on August 8, 2009, Dennis Pennington said…
Just put my order in for the book Jeff, will be anxiously waiting now! Should have done the 1 day but I'm cheap HAHA
At 12:06pm on August 6, 2009, jeff zahratka said…
When God made the World He Called it Pittsburgh and the Sorrounding Area :-) Let the Games Begin
At 11:59am on August 6, 2009, Dennis Pennington said…

Steeler training camp is in full swing!!!!!
At 8:19pm on March 31, 2009, Douglas Karr said…
Welcome Aboard Jeff! Thanks for your service in Desert Storm and The Cold War.

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