Category Archives: Afghanistan
Like Joe Darby (of Abu Ghraib fame), an anonymous soldier took 18 sensitive photos and leaked them to the press.
While I don’t disagree with the Administration over this policy, I find the whole situation ironic. It was just a few years ago liberals were crying and protesting all over the fact that the United States waterboarded a few high level terrorists.
The Korans burned in Afghanistan were destroyed not out of malice, but out of concern. They were “mishandled” but not intentionally. Detainees had written in them, sending messages to one another. Writing in a Koran is itself considered blasphemous.
Not that anyone cares.
Riots ensued. This led to two Americans being killed soon after.
In reality only Joe Biden thinks that Joe Biden is something other than a village idiot. Biden has a long history of making ridiculous and stupid statements.
Now Joe Biden says that the Taliban is not our enemy:
I went to the PX yesterday looking for some boot laces for one of our Wounded Warriors. His uniforms and boots had to be cut off. So, he has boots, but no laces.
Half the shelves were empty with little signs that begged for patience as “we are experiencing logistical supply shortages due to the blockade in Pakistan.”
Howdy, everyone. Sorry I haven’t kept in touch as often as I wanted to. With the holidays here, we’ve been VERY busy getting troops home for leave.
Recently, my team lost eight vehicles. The contract was ending and my unit decided not to renew it to save money. I’m all in favor of saving taxpayer money, but not at the expense of the mission. Frankly, I lost 2 more vehicles than I need to efficiently do my job. However, this vehicle situation is one I want to touch on.
U.S. Air Force Capt. (Dr.) Michael Madsen plays with an Afghan child during a visit to his village in Zabul province, Afghanistan, Oct. 26, 2011. Madsen is the senior medical officer assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul. U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman
As you may have heard by now, we lost 13 Americans today near Kabul. In addition to that attack, my FOB was attacked by four rocket attacks beginning at 0422 this morning. We’re all fine. A lot has been going … Continue reading