Category Archives: Deployment

2217 Dec 19, 2006. Baghdad, Iraq

2217 Dec 19, 2006. Baghdad, Iraq I woke up to the sound of my gunner screaming. “Fuck, fuck, fuck, fuck!!” He was brushing and patting down his legs. I’m not sure if it was because he thought his legs were … Continue reading

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Sawyer County Record

The Sawyer County Record has a

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injured

it is hard for me to tell you all this but i was hurt by an ied here. my right arm has been amputated below the elbow, my left has four working fingers. my legs are fine so l can … Continue reading

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Bye Bye

Leave is over (already!?!?) so I have to head back. I’ll talk to you all from Middle East.

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Have It Your Way

Sure, KBR makes a pretty good dinner. But sometimes you’re craving a taste of home. Actually this day we went looking for Taco Bell, but it wasn’t open yet. So we settled on Burger King. I have a backlog of … Continue reading

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R & R

I’m home in WI for a couple weeks on R and R. Say hi to me. UPDATE – 1600, 18 NOV – I just fixed the contact page. Apparently my web host changed a lot of stuff while I was … Continue reading

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CNN

Apparently I was on CNN today with my 1SG and a buddy of mine. A couple days ago we did short blips about Veterans Day, supposedly being taped for a school back in Rochester, MN. So if you thought you … Continue reading

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Halp Us Jon Carry

Sorry about the lack of posting, contrary to your worried thoughts I’m doing fine over here. Things have actually jumped from being hot and sandy to cold and muddy now. I think I’d rather take the sand than the mud. … Continue reading

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Story Time

Now keep in mind I’m not a Marine, nor am I doing operations over in the Anbar. Nonetheless, this is an article worth mentioning. He’s in a real dangerous area compared to where I live (here you’re more likely to … Continue reading

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One Year

I’ve managed to survive the first year of the deployment. I realize its not a year in Iraq yet (we’re at the 6 month mark) but still, its nice to know we’re 2/3 of the way done. It’s nice the … Continue reading

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