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Culvert Clearing Crew Ride

I was unable to sleep at night and kept pawing at my eyes. The eye drops the medic gave me provided little relief. Around 0530 hrs, someone turned on a fluorescent light and I retreated from it like a vampire. 714 more words


Wardak Pre-Mission and Day One

On a concrete basketball court, long strands of white tape formed segmented grids.   Each square grid was marked by their respective longitude and latitude degrees.   Shale rock would serve as a border outlining the route and signify the mountainous terrain.  971 more words


Helo mission - Part 1

Instead of driving our armored vehicles, the Captain and I would be transported by helicopter to visit one of our supported FOBs.  This would be a new experience for both of us.  529 more words