Category Archives: Iraq

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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153 Degrees

153 degrees. That was the verified temperature inside our up-armored HUMMWVs while on patrol a couple days ago. The AC was broken in two of our trucks. The outside temperature was 120 degrees. With the addition of our side plate … Continue reading

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Roll Over Drill

‚ÄúDAYTON, Ohio — Thousands of pounds of armor added to military Humvees, intended to protect U.S. troops, have made the vehicles more likely to roll over, killing and injuring soldiers in Iraq, a newspaper reported. “I believe the up-armoring has … Continue reading

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Iraq

Signs of progress.

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News

Although I managed to get a dry socket, the teeth are healing. Fortunately I have a high tolerance for pain (no doubt nurtured from many years of log rolling and boom running) so I’m running around getting all my stuff … Continue reading

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Stop Whining

While I was out on a 6 mile run around Rochester this weekend (its training season, and the water is still pretty cold for rolling), I realized something very important about the anti-war, pro-anything_bad_about_Bush_and_Republicans cowards. Oops, sorry, I meant crowds. … Continue reading

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No Blood For Oil?

The National Post (of Canada) writes: France, Germany, Russia, Belgium and Canada are not on the side of peace or morality or the Iraqi people. The pictures from the streets of Baghdad make that plain. But we are on the … Continue reading

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Viva la Resistance

French and German Foreign Ministers at a recent U.N. Meeting. Chirac, embarassed by his own countryman’s grave plundering, and feeling the end of the war growing nearer, starts puckering up. In a letter, Chirac stressed the Queen should know “that … Continue reading

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Drug Abuse

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I laughed my butt off when I heard this one. The Iraqi “Information Minister” has stated that Coalition Forces are using booby traps in form of pens and pencils. “They have … Continue reading

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