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Friday, May 12, 2017
A Sailor's Goodbye
The U.S. Navy released the above photo of Petty Officer 2nd Class Dylan Bagdasarian saying goodbye to his wife and daughter in San Diego on May 8, 2017, before setting off on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet and U.S. 5th Fleet areas of responsibility aboard the USS Lake Erie.
Paul Davis is a writer who covers crime. He has written extensively about organized crime, street crime, sex crime, cyber crime, white collar crime, crime fiction, crime prevention, espionage and terrorism. He is a contributing editor to The Journal of Counterterrorism & Homeland Security International and a contributor to the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Washington Times. Paul Davis has been a student of crime since he was a 12-year-old aspiring writer growing up in South Philadelphia. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy when he was 17 in 1970 and served on the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk during the Vietnam War. He also served two years on the Navy harbor tugboat USS Saugus at the U.S. nuclear submarine base at Holy Loch, Scotland. He went on to do security work as a Defense Department civilian employee and then became a freelance writer. You can read Paul Davis' Crime Beat columns, crime fiction and magazine and newspaper pieces on this website. You can also read his full bio by clicking on the above photo.