Ten years ago today I went on a convoy from Camp Victory to the Green Zone in Baghdad. It was not a long drive, but it was the longest I’d been on outside of the wire, up to that point. 560 more words
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This essay was published by Breach Bang Clear on 28 November 2013.
Lately I’ve been speaking out (aka “bitching incessantly”) about certain things in the Army that drive me nuts. 988 more words
Bombs and militia violence make clear the folly of Britain’s wars – the removal of law and order from a nation is devastating… 343 more words
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When I was in Iraq, the communications compound had a smoking area, known in Air Force parlance as a “smoke pit.” This smoke pit had existed for years, gathering graffiti and (yes) vulgar history in the style of ancient cave paintings everywhere. 50 more words