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Hiking in Portugal, Belonging in Afghanistan

I spent my last week of R&R (Rest & Relaxation leave) in Portugal hiking the coast:

 

Most of the hiking was by the sea, but there were a few inland excursions: 1,275 more words

Afghanistan

New & improved - Chapter 6

I’M SEXY STUPID AND I KNOW IT
 
When I finally made it home I felt sticky all over. The air was still but that could change any time. 1,047 more words

New & improved - Chapter 1

I AM NOT A SOLDIER

June 2010

“Do you want a quick death or would you rather die slowly?”

The boy is leaning casually against the wall and seems to expect an answer from me. 1,314 more words

Native American

Around Lisbon: Baixa, Alfama, and Saldanha, Part 1

Lisbon, Portugal, is such a beautiful city, and a perfect break from Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.  However, the buildings are often strangely like some of the older stone structures at BAF, with years of wear-and-tear evident in the crumbling facades: 114 more words

Briefs

Meet My Peeps: Mr. Bill

We work with a lot of contractors here at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan.  They provide continuity that we just can’t get with with military folks rotating in and out, and expertise that military and government civilians like me can’t provide.   274 more words

Briefs