It Rains in Iraq – A Stream of Consciousness Blog

Yes, it truly does rain in Iraq. And it makes it smell very different. Maybe it has something to do with the general dustiness of the country, but when you combine rainfall, even when it is not that much, it really is a unique experience. Even though I thought the wind was going to neverContinue reading “It Rains in Iraq – A Stream of Consciousness Blog”

Leave Chronology – Day Three

Even more walking around Frankfurt, which is becoming really boring at this point. We thought we would be able to find more things to do here during the day, but Frankfurt doesn’t seem real touristy, and this was proved later when we actually got out to some other cities in Frankfurt. Next trip to Germany,Continue reading “Leave Chronology – Day Three”

Deployment Day 158, Mobilization Day 201 – 15 June 2010

It is becoming increasingly difficult to get up and go to work every day. For the past few weeks, I have tried to sleep after the gym and before work. While this has given me more time at the end of work to do things, it has also made it difficult to get enough sleep,Continue reading “Deployment Day 158, Mobilization Day 201 – 15 June 2010”

Deployment Day 157, Mobilization Day 200 – 14 June 2010

Happy birthday United States Army! The Army is officially 235 years old today, having been founded on this day in 1775. Today is also Flag Day, which means that it is important to recognize the flag of our great nation and all that. MAJ Moulton mentioned in his speech that the flag initially meant nothing,Continue reading “Deployment Day 157, Mobilization Day 200 – 14 June 2010”