Newsgroups: alt.religion.scientology
From: deej@cds8613.Cadence.COM (Jim Howard)
Subject: Re: LRH's achievements (was Some views on Scientology)
Message-ID: <1991Jul22.210032.10486@cadence.com>
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Reply-To: deej@cds8613.Cadence.COM (Jim Howard)
Organization: Cadence Design Systems, San Jose
References: <Pqw#Wp_@engin.umich.edu> <cf7l=3Dwb@rpi.edu> <17115@life.ai.mit.edu> <ql7lrnc@rpi.edu>
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 91 21:00:32 GMT

In article <Pqw#Wp_@engin.umich.edu>, ldoering@caen.engin.umich.edu (Laurence Doering) writes: [ ... stuff deleted about LRH getting awards at a recent birthday celebration ... ] > One small problem: wasn't L. Ron *dead* by 1988? > I can't believe that this is the first time you've come across someone getting an award post-humously...

> L. Ron seems to have liked the Navy, whether he served in it in WWII or not. > His birthday photo seems to indicate that he was the "Commodore" of the > Church of Scientology, and the issue of ISN I have shows, among others, > Captain David Miscavige and Commander R.A. Norman Starkey. Both are > wearing what look like Navy dress uniforms (except they're wearing bow > ties instead of the Navy black necktie). The "Captain" has four gold stripes > on the sleeves of his jacket, and the "Commander" has three stripes. These > are the Navy insignia for captain and commander. > > Make of it what you will.

Undoubtedly, what you are looking at are Sea Org uniforms. LRH formed the Sea Org as part of the Church of Scientology.

~ deej ~ deej@cadence.com Jim Howard - (408) 944-7947 Cadence Design Systems, Inc.

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