What inspires you?

Armitage claims chance and choice prove inspirational.
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What inspires your work?

Armitage:    It never occurred to me not to.  You know Yogi Berra says when you come to a fork in the road you take it, and that’s what I’ve done.  I went to the Naval Academy to play football, not to be a naval officer.  And then I graduated, and I found myself in the Vietnam War.  Through people I’d met in Vietnam and after, I became acquainted with people who are working at high levels of government.  And they, for whatever reason, remembered me.  So one thing just led to another.  I don’t think there was a grand plan other than by the Creator.  I certainly didn’t have one.  I get up each morning, and if I come to a fork in the road I take it.