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Things are moving along here. I'm fine. My roommate moved to another base a few days ago, so now I've got a room to myself. However, that…

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Because I'm stationed at the same base as my battalion and brigade headquarters ('close to the flagpole'), my platoon (and company) has to…

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I wrote last month about how the Iraqi children come running and waving whenever we drive through villages, and how sometimes our troops…

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I got two letters this morning, one from my wife and one from my mom. One was sent on July 12th and the other on July 27th. So, as you can…

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Here's a few Army aphorisms I've picked up over the years and tend to live by: 1. “Sleep when you can” -- this is something every soldier…

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I got a couple of packages yesterday. The mail here is unpredictable, and usually only comes about 1-2 times per week. The average time is…

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A friend of mine from Kent State (hi jen) had one of these cool 550 paracord square braids on her keychain that interested me (a couple of…

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