Tolik, it was part of the job. Retired from the Navy in 1997 and that was the end of that. Would not even try that again.
Ah, yes…. The things we do (or did) when we thought working for the government was honorable, and that we could make a difference …. BTDT (Been There, Done That). “Quoth the raven, ‘Never more.'”
"Ye hear of wars in far countries, and you say that there will soon be great wars in far countries, but ye know not the hearts of men in your own land."