Friday, July 13, 2007
"Yes I'm Back in Black"
AC/DC once again provided the best soundtrack to my flight into Iraq. This time, as the C-17 spiraled down to the airport here in Baghdad and everyone sat white faced along the walls of the aircraft while holding their seat to keep from bouncing around, AC/DC's 'Back in Black' blared over my headphones and kept me in check and ready to roll as soon as the back door opened up and we walked down the ramp.
This deployment is different.... much much different than my last trip to the Fertile Crescent. More intense, more body armor, more weapons and ammo, better equipment, and a lot of miles on the roads with the Army to look forward to. So much more I want to talk about, but I can't... not yet.
Just know that it's different.
As Sierra Victor said, I'm in the hizzo. What happens next is up in the air, but I've been warned it won't be dull.
posted by El Capitan at 11:22 PM
Be careful out there.11:26 AM
I'd say "be careful" but it's a war and to me just seems mute...so I'm saying "have fun, and come back with all your bits and pieces still attached with original form and function."
Glad you made it okay.
Personally, I want you to kick some butt while taking care of your own! Looking forward to your posts when you can get to them.
You be good and do whatever needs be done to get you back home ~
Show 'em what Zoomies can do!
You do us Proud!
Thinking about you as you get to work.
Keep us posted as you can.
We're rooting for you!
Take care over there and rock on! If you need anything, let me know.
Whoa, quoted. Wasn't expecting that.
I'm with Zoph. You've got a job that most of America isn't prepared to do. You're the best we can muster so and we expect you to stick it to the bad guys. Make it stick.
We're with ya, EC.
we miss you...call us when you can...the girls see the computer screen at home and say i miss daddy.... aww! :*(8:29 PM