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Operation Petticoat

Story

Lieutenant Commander Matt Sherman (Cary Grant) is in charge of the submarine “Sea Tiger,” which was badly damaged at a Philippine shipyard by a Japanese air raid. Seeking to make sail before an oncoming invasion, Sherman enlists the help of newly transferred Lieutenant Nick Holden (Tony Curtis) to use his talents as a con artist to procure the needed supplies. Once they’re underway, Sherman evacuates a group of beautiful nurses, but can’t find anyone who will take them off his hands.

Staring

Initial release: December 3, 1959

Director: Blake Edwards

Starring: Cary Grant; Tony Curtis; Joan O’Brien; Dina Merrill; Gene Evans; Dick Sargent; Arthur O’Connell

Based on: a story suggested by; Paul King; Joseph B. Stone

Music by: David Rose; Henry Mancini (uncredited)

Video clip

Scene: “You see, when a girl’s under 21 she’s protected by law, when she’s over 65 she’s protected by nature. Anywhere in between she’s fair game”.
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ricky rocket

ricky rocketIn the Marines and Navy, A ricky rocket consists of

  1. 1/2 cup of coffee
  2. 1/2 cup of cocoa
  3. 4 tablespoons of sugar

There is a recipe on the Internet for this drink as well.

Ingredients

    1 Packet of Swiss Miss Hot Cocoa Mix
    1 cup of hot coffee

Directions

Put 1 pkt of hot cocoa mix in cup. Pour in coffee and stir until hot coca mix is dissolved. Serve, makes 1 single serving. Great at Christmas to warm your guests or any other time. To save on additional calories, substitute with Sugar Free Hot Cocoa Mix.

Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 117.7
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 153.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 23.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.8 g
  • Protein: 1.9 g
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Branches of Military

Army Navy Air Force Marines

The three branches of military service:

  • Army
  • Navy (the US Marines are part of the US Navy)
  • Air force

The seven uniformed services are, in order of precedence:

  • United States Army.
  • United States Marine Corps.
  • United States Navy.
  • United States Air Force.
  • United States Coast Guard.
  • United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps.
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Commissioned Officer Corps.

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Three squares

Meaning: Three nutritious meals per day.

xample: The Air Force and Navy give you three squares and a bunk, but the Army makes no guarantees.

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