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Day 4: Blackhawk Fun
Stephen Kruiser ^ | 02/05/10 | Stephen Kruiser

Posted on 02/04/2010 9:09:30 PM PST by sdkruiser

What a day. Went to work on a Blackhawk, which was different. But A FREAKIN' BLAST!

[caption id="attachment_1552" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="The Limo Is Here"]The Limo Is Here[/caption]

We haven't determined exactly whether we're allowed to mention the names of the places we're going now right away. We'll clear that up tomorrow. I understood that we were allowed to tell you all about it as soon as we finished and return to Baghdad but a couple of my colleagues thought differently. So I'll err on the side of caution. All I will say for now is that we went to two different places today. One was a Forward Operating Base and the other a pretty big camp.

[caption id="attachment_1556" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="The Other Half Of The Carpool"]The Other Half Of The Carpool[/caption]

The FOB was a stark contrast to what we've seen to this point. It was a tiny place that looked as if it was thrown together with whatever materials were handy. We did an outside show for about 30 guys who were about to head out on a mission. Three of their men had just been wounded in a particularly vicious grenade attack.

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TOPICS: Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: baghdad; blackhawk; terrorism

1 posted on 02/04/2010 9:09:30 PM PST by sdkruiser
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Thank you for what you are doing for our troops. Fun read.

2 posted on 02/05/2010 12:12:33 PM PST by WVNan (.)
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