This refers to a further increase in force readiness just below maximum readiness. The most notable time it was declared was during the Cuban Missile Crisis, although the declaration was limited to Strategic Air Command. It is not certain how many times this level of readiness has been reached. -Wikipedia
Okay, so it wasn't quite Bay of Pigs at my house today, but it was close. So far, we have survivability, but it was close thing for a few minutes. Daniel saved the day by locating Trevor in a house down the block. Trevor's immediate consequence was a bath, then straight to pajamas. Yes, it's only 7pm, but if we lived in Betty Neels world it would already be past his bedtime. Did I mention that my husband is off on a Scout campout, Nathan is at work and Stephanie and Cory at over at their house doing some final cleaning?
Where are child-size shackles when you need them?