IEDs and Such…

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Back in the summer of 2007 my company was conducting a turnover of battlespace in the quaint Iraqi town of Kharma just outside of Fallujah. At the time bad guys in the area were fairly butt hurt as the gun slingers from the battalion we were replacing had been doing pretty much what Marines do […]

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Herding Cats with Baseball Bats

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This week is a painful endurance of pre-deployment madness. Not that the things that have to get done are non-sense. It just feels like non-sense. For me this takes the form of cornering young Marines and explaining through clenched teeth the importance of getting their service record book audits completed before deployment and why doesn’t […]

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By Way of Introduction

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Whenever I meet new people I like to tell them the story of how I met my buddy Roger’s wife Wanda. There are a number of reasons for this. Mostly, it’s a stinkin’ funny story. But it also gets a few things about me out there which saves time as well as lets people know […]

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