Sunday, September 25, 2011

25 September 2011

It's been a busy month, we have had several key people take their leave this month which allows the rest of us to pick up the slack. With that, I've managed to get to travel quite a bit throughout Laghman Province and back to Bagram, all of course business, hehe. I made my first venture through Jalalabad by convoy last week, it was amazing. By air you can see that it is one of the most advanced cities in Afghanistan. It is good to still see small children wave and smile as you go by. I remember traveling through the city and hearing one of the soldiers over the headset say he saw a person taking a picture as we drove by. Yes, in one sense this could be a tense moment as you don't know why he's taking a picture, but then again, since both the soldier in front of me and I were both taking pictures of them as we drove by I tend to think it's just curiosity. Heck, we took pictures of our vehicles when we got them, they're huge! This one is one of my favorites, it's a MATV.

I like it because I know that it happens to come in black with a light bar on top as a law enforcement package.

Well, better get going for now, be safe and have a great day.


Sarge Charlie said...

To tell you the truth, I would like to see you stay inside the wire. IED do a lot of damage.

Wade Huntsinger said...

That is one bad-ass looking motor vehicle. Excuse my french. That's a long way from the first hummer. I remember when our unit got our first one I just had to see if I could get it stuck. I couldn't! Too bad we were Light Infantry and hardly saw any vehicles at all. Stay safe my friend!