are some pictures from my new assignment in the wilds of
Because of bandwidth
sending emails with lots of pictures is difficult, so I figured I would
put together some picture pages and send out the link instead.
These particular pictures are of me and the outstanding men
with whom I am
working to help the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan become a stable and
safe place for the people of Afghanistan.
The Soviets had a base here in Bala Baluk and they built a nice hotel.
In the current environment the rates have become quite
This is a pretty typical rural gas station. Three 55 gallon
of fuel, a couple of plastic jugs to measure out the quantity
a funnel to pour it in.
There are more modern facilities in some locations with actual pumps,
but Afghans are entrepreneurs and anyone can own a gas station.
It is a sunny day, and we need to get down to business. So
the ANP pull out a carpet and we sit together doing our work.
Here's a picture of me and some of my patrol. We're
inspecting the gutted power room of the Soviet complex.
Just out there having fun.
Our Command Post was infiltrated by a Taliban spy. We have
been trying to subvert her.
I miss my mud hut....