Phil’s Published Works (Books, Articles, Papers, etc.)

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U.S. Navy Submarine Memoirs

In 2012, I published a memoir of my career on nuclear submarines in the United States Navy. The book: "Family Gram: Memoirs of an American Cold War Submariner," chronicles my career while serving on 5 nuclear submarines and 2 surface ships during the Cold War Era. The book is available online at, Barnes and Noble (b&, Books a Million ( and other fine online retail outlets.

Professional Writings:

I have published several technical documents in my career, including a technical paper (abstract) for the 2012 International Waste Management Symposium that described innovative Nuclear Waste Characterization methods for detection of low level radioactive constituents in nuclear landfills and waste sites.

Public Affairs Writings:

As a member of the Civil Air Patrol Public Affairs team, I have published or contributed to several articles for the National Civil Air Patrol Magazine "Volunteer," including articles and press releases related to the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010. I have also contributed to articles for the Smithsonian Air and Space Magazine.

The American Mindset

Phil publishes the Podcast entitled "The American Mindset." This podcast discusses the mindset of the founding fathers when they drafted the founding documents; The Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution and how that mindset launched the greatest Republic ever created in the history of mankind.
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