Hails and Farewells

As I’m now within a few weeks of returning home, my unit just held an event to wish me well in the future. It’s called a hail and farewell.

Obviously, I wasn’t being hailed (that happened in June). Instead, I was being farewelled.

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Blogging a Rock

It’s not lost on anyone that Iraq is a giant desert wasteland, but every now and then you find things that seem completely out of place… like this rock, for instance.

I took this photo back in September on a trip up to Camp Taji. Remember the ruins I described?

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