Skip to comments.The Band of Brothers (and Their Mothers)
Posted on 05/10/2006 10:02:52 PM PDT by smoothsailing
Since returning from my embed in the wild west Iraqi city of Ramadi at the end of April, I've gotten some wonderful e-mails from relatives of the troops, some of which I'd like to share.
First some background. Despite the constant flow of news out of Baghdad, which to many reporters is where Iraq begins and ends, terrorist-infested Ramadi is probably block-for-block the meanest place in country. Asked where in the city I wanted to be embedded I told the military "The redder, the better" ("Red" means hostile). So they packed me off to Camp Corregidor with the 1st Battalion, 506th Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne Division -- the "Band of Brothers" made famous by author Stephen Ambrose and HBO.
(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...
bump. A shame there is so little interest - even on FR.
where is the link to his original report
Good stuff, thanks for posting. I have been looking for bloggers like this guy since Micheal Yon left Iraq.
I enjoyed reading Mike's site very much. The pictures are great, and I am glad that he is back home safely.