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The Officer Separation Board and the Junior Officer Exodus

“Also, how I distrust neat designs of life that are drawn upon half-sheets of note paper.”
The Waves

The line above is from the play-poem 

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Soldiering

The last letter war

One of my happiest deployment memories is receiving mail at a train station in As Samawah, Iraq in 2003. Our unit had been in Iraq for about a week, and we had just experienced combat for the first time – a liminal event, if there ever was one. 733 more words

Iraq

Don reblogged this on Carrying the Gun and commented:

One of my first posts, wondering what it would be like to deploy in the digital age. Well, my suspicions have thus far been confirmed.