Bonus Years Lifestyles

“Doing Nothing” is not in the cards

By Phil Burgess | June 17, 2012

Meet John Fry (USNA, ’48), an interesting guy for many reasons, not the least because the former naval officer who spent much of his first career in the Pacific also had a second career in the US diplomatic corps as a Foreign Service Officer, where he served in Brussels, Stockholm and a stint in the…

“Retiring” to full-time community service

By Phil Burgess | June 10, 2012

In 1986, when John “Rusty” Porter was 54 years old, he and his wife, Virginia, an elementary school principal, moved to Annapolis.  Last April, the Rotary Club of Annapolis recognized Rusty with its “Service Above Self” award, the highest honor for community service that it confers on non-members.   With Rusty now closing in on…