The Last Camel

If you take a man by surprise, and behave with sufficient arrogance, he will generally do what you ask. Elizabeth Peters, The Last Camel Died at Noon

U.S. Sailors stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) enjoy a camel ride while in port in Jebel Ali, Dubai, Dec. 25, 2012. John C. Stennis was deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom.
U.S. Sailors stationed aboard the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) enjoy a camel ride while in port in Jebel Ali, Dubai, Dec. 25, 2012. John C. Stennis was deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility conducting maritime security operations, theater security cooperation efforts and support missions for Operation Enduring Freedom.

5 thoughts on “The Last Camel”

  1. Everyone knows the camel is a temperamental and essentially nasty creature…you need to carry something with you at all times in order to hit them sharply on the nose…it’s the only thing that forces them to pay attention…k

    1. Hmm, I want to make a joke about some Seaman that I worked with back when I was that rank. But it would not be true. Not quite true.

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