are some pictures from my little excursion into the wilds of
Because of bandwidth
sending emails with lots of pictures is difficult, so I figured I would
put together a picture page and send out the link instead.
These pictures are of me and the outstanding young men with whom I am
working to help the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan become a stable and
safe place for the people of Afghanistan.
This is a picture I took of my home here. I thought it would
a great postcard. You can buy your own at the ECP.
I joked about being issued a mud hut for my stay in Afghanistan.
Well, here it is. The Spanish roughly translates as
"Blockhouse of the bad one".
These would be my quarters. As you can see, I have all the
luxuries: A window, a coffee maker, a lamp and a chair to
weary body after a patrol.
This is a picture of a Marine taking a moment to rest. I saw
and I knew I had to snap a picture. I'm rather fond of it.
This a picture of one of my proteges over watching a visit to a village
by our troops. This is another one I think came out well.
Here is a picture of some of the outstanding people that I have had the
honor of working with.
This is a picture of the village bazaar. You can buy an
amazing variety of products here. All of which is
driven into the valley on overloaded jingle trucks.