Their choice was simple. . The choice to step forward when a call for battle is made was simple. Simple for those who chose to answer that call. For our freedom and our future an un-payable debt is owed to our defenders. Thank you.
KANDAHAR AIR FIELD, Afghanistan— Leaving Camp Leatherneck for the last time as a journalist who traveled there half a dozen times over the years, I felt a mix of pride and relief, sadness and uncertainty, emotions all tempered with disbelief that our long war in Afghanistan is at an end. Read more
This photo journal was published in my local paper today. (utsandiego.com) In the related story published a week ago, a reporter looks back on the history of headquarters given to Afghan troops. (Camp Leatherneck). Standby, story to follow this post. Enjoy!!
#DuffelBlog is widely known for their satirical parodies of a news organization, but I’m afraid this story hits closer to the true sentiments of our veterans towards the majority of Americans. This is why I do what I do. I feel [personally] that I have a moral obligation to our defenders. This isn’t the first time I’ve heard this grievance from them either and when I do it’s never a parody, it’s matter-of-fact. They feel we’ve forgotten about them. This is certainly an eye opener…Enjoy(?)