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Trail of Tears (Part 1)

This photo is a great example of what Combat Engineers do regarding clearing a route or area of explosive hazards. Granted most of the Clearance guys preferred to be alone just encase, but the company of a brother is never turned down. 428 more words

Afghanistan

VFW Article – Hounding the Taliban

I just found the digital version of the Article that spoke of the unit I was attached to in Afghanistan.  The article also talks about the Large scale ambush that I was part of, and even (although not by name) mentions my gunner.  Just thought I would share it with you. 38 more words

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Hearts and Mines

A Special Note to SAPPERS and Soldiers of the 1141st and 203rd EN BN:
Please leave a note/ response if you would like to… I would like this entry to be my deployment semi-yearbook.  1,483 more words

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Life at War: Missions Pt. 2

(Please read Life at War: Missions Pt. 1 First)

This entry is part of a series titled “Life at War”, where I discuss what it is like living, and working in a war zone. 1,217 more words

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Life at War: Missions Pt. 1

This entry is part of a series titled “Life at War”, where I discuss what it is like living, and working in a war zone. Particularly, a FOB (Forward Operating Base) in Afghanistan.  Use my navigation bar, to find other “Life at War” Entries. 952 more words

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the gunner's dream

Floating down through the clouds
Memories come rushing up to meet me now.
In the space between the heavens
and in the corner of some foreign field… 156 more words

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