We disembark the plane, and as soon as I hit the door. It is like walking into a windy furnace. I just put my head down and make my way to the bus that awaits us. We board the bus and head to Camp Buehring. We finally arrived at the camp, after what seems to be three hours of endless, bumpy roads. We got off the bus and made our way to the luggage located by our new home- 35-9.
Coming off the Memorial weekend, some of the men seem refreshed and ready to continue the pre-deployment phases. I, on the other hand, just want to go back to bed. It was going to be […]
I finally find time to relax, slowly closing my eyes taking a minute to enjoy the refreshing breeze and ever evading the sun. Suddenly, the ground rumbles from artillery rounds crashing violently to the earth, […]
STELL Monday morning started off with a battle training brief, preparing for war: what soldiers should know and do. The brief was specifically designed for specialist and below. This brief may be the most important […]
It was April 14, 2004, when my perspective on the on the war on terror drastically changed. Arriving in country two months after the unit had already deployed, I knew I would encounter social integration […]
Donate to have this book in hardback formate At the tender age of 8 years old, my brother Danny and I sat in the pews of my father’s church playing games to keep entertained while […]
Before we deployed to Iraq on our second deployment, our last deployment was from 2003-2004, our leadership felt it was important that we have a family picnic. This was important for company morale and it would help many of our […]