An Army of One

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

I miss Iraq!...Ha ha. Yeah...not so much

You know I don't really miss Iraq. Nothing about it really. Not the endless noice of aircraft landing and taking off....the constant hum of generators...the awful smell of stewing porta-potties...the sand and dust on everything....D-FAC food in general...nope I don't miss any of it. Naaaa...I don't... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, July 28, 2007

Dick Gets a New Battery

Today the news is reporting that our favorite chicken hawk, Mr. Dick "we will be greeted as liberators" Cheney went in to get his pace maker battery replaced. So for a few hours, Georgie actually had some power as the evil one went under the knife. But alas, the Vice President showed what he was... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

Ft Hood: The Sequel

Well here I am again. At Ft Hood Texas. Where it all began 16 months ago. It has not changed much really...at it sure seem nice to be back. I have been here since Monday. Yesterday, bright and early we reported to a outprocessing center and experienced yet more briefings to go along with gazillions... Sign in to see full entry.

Early Wakeup and Its on to Texas

Well yesterday was a long day and today started very early. 0200 to be exact. I awoke at that time and lugged my bags down to a bus that was waiting to take us to Philly for our flight south. We waited around and then loaded up around 0400 and headed to the airport. Yet another mode of... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, July 23, 2007

This Just In: Elvis spotted in Kuwait Mcdonalds!

Well...he looked like Elvis anyway...the younger thinner one....ha ha. Hey kids, the trip back home has begun. Last night I flew into Kuwait and now am in the process of preparing for the flight back to the states...exact times are of course classified, but I wanted to make sure everyone knew that I... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Getting Close

Well my friends....I am can almost taste freedom. This time next week, I will be on my way home. Well at least home...as in the good old USA. My real home...Albany....where T and Elvis and little Eddie wait for me...is still about a month off. But time...is on my side now. I am almost there. I have... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, July 4, 2007

4th of July 2007 - Mark you are not forgotten

One year ago today I was in Houston, Texas participating in a 4th of July parade in which I rode in the back of duece and a half truck with other soldiers in my brigade. The crowd was great and they were very supportive of us and really showed it. It was classic american patriotism and it was moving... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, July 2, 2007

I Am Doing Fine...Thanks for Asking

This is the longest time between post. I can't explain why it has been so long, but I guess it is because I have been preoccupied with thoughts of leaving Iraq next month and preparing for the redeployment of my unit. I can't believe that I have been out of the country for almost 11 months. Next... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, June 10, 2007

Paris Hilton Needs a Hug

So the war is raging over here and there is bad news after bad news coming out of Baghdad. We are on target for another tough month here in Iraq. But THANK GOD WERE NOT PARIS HILTON!!!. I mean that poor girl...first the judge sends her to jail then the sheriff lets her out then that mean old judge... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, May 31, 2007

Tough Month

A Tough Month Today is the last day of May. It has gotten hot in Iraq and it's been a very difficult month for civilians and soldiers alike. In is very hard to get a firm figure for the civilian deaths, but there have been hundreds this month. As far as soldiers, we have lost 119 in May. The third... Sign in to see full entry.

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