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Inside Out, Outside In. What is really going on in the Navy today?

Inside Out, Outside In. What is really going on in the Navy today?

November 01, 2018 4 min read 1 Comment

There have been some high-profile events going on in the Navy. On social media, the keyboard captains have been burning up data minutes faster than stolen wardroom coffee on mid-watch. From the comments, you’d think the Navy is on overrun, sinking, on fire, out of money, and losing a war.
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Trust: An Open Letter to Parents of Sailors

Trust: An Open Letter to Parents of Sailors

November 01, 2018 5 min read 8 Comments

When I read about parents, parents of Sailors, worried about their kids, I think of my own. And I think of what I’ve seen. Growing up, there were the stories of Tiger Moms and Helicopter parents. But pre-smartphone with social media, wait… pre-cell phone, wait wait pre-beeper…
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The Finest Blunt Force Object

The Finest Blunt Force Object

November 01, 2018 5 min read 2 Comments

It’s been just over a year since retirement. Time clips by at a steady pace. In the planning stages of retirement, an old mentor charged me to “remain connected as a retired Chief Petty Officer." His graying goatee, the glass of whiskey, the company polo shirt all faded as a stern gleam came from his eye
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An Old Sailor’s History of Textiles

An Old Sailor’s History of Textiles

March 15, 2017 6 min read

In our modern life, even at sea, it is easy to take the bedding textiles we use every day for granted. I didn’t think much about Navy bedding until our COMCRUDESPAC Unit embarked aboard USS Boston (CAG-1) in 1967, bound for Vietnam. For my open-bay, aluminum-frame canvas rack, I got everything I needed...
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Pros & Cons Of Designer Bed Sheets

Pros & Cons Of Designer Bed Sheets

October 27, 2016 9 min read

Diving into the pros and cons of designer bed sheets, learn about what you need to know about quality bedding.
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The Layer, the Watch and the Wardroom

The Layer, the Watch and the Wardroom

August 22, 2016 4 min read 1 Comment

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Shipboard Living: Then and Now

Shipboard Living: Then and Now

August 22, 2016 6 min read

Since the first day humanity put a boat in the water, we've figured out ways to make our voyages beyond land longer and more comfortable. Take a look at how ship life has improved throughout history!
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Personalize Your War Space

Personalize Your War Space

August 22, 2016 3 min read

With deployments getting longer on US Navy ships, how can you double down on making your life at sea more comfortable? Learn how to make the most of your war space with Fleet Sheets!
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Importance of Sleep for Health & Well Being at Sea

Importance of Sleep for Health & Well Being at Sea

August 22, 2016 5 min read

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The Meaning of "Rack"

The Meaning of "Rack"

August 22, 2016 2 min read

What is a "rack?" Join us as we look into the strange history and definition of the word, and explore how you can upgrade yours with amazing bedding from Fleet Sheets!
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Size Guide | Fleet Sheets
Size Chart for Navy Ship Rack, Coast Guard Rack, Rack Sheets, Submarine Rack. Sizes are typically based on rank and ship type.
Size Name Fitted Sheet Flat Sheet Pillowcases
Crew (Surface Ships and Submarines) 26" × 76" × 8" (Fits mattresses 4"-7" deep) 53" × 92" 20" × 33"
Crew Long (Surface Ships) 26" × 80" × 8" (Fits mattresses 4"-7" deep) 53" × 96" 20" × 33"
CPO (Surface Ships, Subs, and Coast Guard Cutters) 28" × 76" × 8" (Fits mattresses 4"-7" deep) 56" × 92" 20" × 33"
CPO Long (Surface Ships) 28" × 80" × 8" (Fits mattresses 4"-7" deep) 56" × 96" 20" × 33"
Officer (Surface Ships) 34" × 76" × 8" (Fits mattresses 4"-7" deep) 63" × 92" 20" × 33"