Jackass Flats, Nevada, is a barren stretch of parched nothing near Yucca Flats and Frenchman’s Flats, a region that the Air Force once tagged, in its silly-sinister fashion, “The Valley Where the Giant Mushrooms Grow.” ...
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A resident with a slow Texas drawl regales the group with gossip about DeBakey, the famous Houston cardiac surgeon. “He is such an autocrat, a bastard, he makes the chief of this surgery department look like a pussycat.”
“I liked the Academy from the first. I like the challenge of promotions, and I'm getting a better education here. The classes are smaller than in a public school, and there isn’t any racial prejudice.”