I made it to Iraq on 7 July. It is hot here as you would expect. Days are long but not monotonous. I have some of the best people I have met in my years in the Air Force here with me. We have an amazingly strong joint relationship amongst the US Forces. That is really new to me also.
There have been a couple attacks but the insurgents can't aim. God really shields this place well. The daily temperatures are around 120 degrees. There are some things here I can't really speak of but I… Continue
Added by Mike on July 17, 2008 at 12:45am —
As usual the plane got delayed. So I am sitting in Norfolk Va waiting. I hate waiting. You would think after 19 -1/2 years in the military I would be used to it. NO!
Soooo.... what will I be doing over in Iraq? Fleet repair and management. Much of the reason I am a fire fighter is because of my vehicle back ground. I started out as a fire truck mechanic. More like a big kid with big toys. I LOVE fire trucks. When I promoted myself out of playing with fire trucks all day (thank you… Continue
Added by Mike on July 3, 2008 at 10:52pm —
Made it to Norfolk Va. today. I had the most horrible flying experience EVER!
Added by Mike on July 3, 2008 at 12:53am —
Take this in the light it is meant. This marine is both brave and funny.
Bring the fight to your enemy or they most certainly will bring it to you.
Added by Mike on April 21, 2008 at 10:34pm —
Found out today I am going to Iraq.
Added by Mike on January 31, 2008 at 9:06pm —