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Jake’s OIF War Journal 5.2: The (Kuwait) Cutting Room Floor

As I’ve been reading through this journal which I really haven’t read since I wrote it, I’ve realized that there is a lot of stuff I left out, at least in Kuwait. I don’t know about Iraq yet because I’m … Continue reading

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Jake’s OIF War Journal 5: Lost Weapons and Money Musings

And we’re back for another round of “Jake’s OIF War Journal.” This time? It’s the final journal entry I wrote in Kuwait. I must have been busy for the month after this or too lazy to write. Of note, though, … Continue reading

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Jake’s OIF War Journal 4: Cold Showers

Time for another edition of “Jake’s OIF War Journal.” Not a whole lot to see here. I wrote this the day after the last blog, which I wrote not realizing I’d be stuck at some random unit’s command tent at … Continue reading

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Jake’s OIF War Journal 3: Jump! Jump the dogs of war! Also, the Hajj.

In the last episode of “Jake’s OIF War Journal,” I got everything caught up. Then I took a month off apparently. What I remember about this entry is I was sitting in a tent at Camp New Jersey waiting for … Continue reading

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Jake’s OIF War Journal 2: Happy (2002) Holidays!

Last time on “Jake’s OIF War Journal,” our young intrepid hero arrived in Kuwait for a one-month stay. He’d be home in time for Christmas. This week he complains about four months of “total Army living.” Staff Sgt. Boyer would … Continue reading

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Jake’s OIF War Journal Part 1.1: A Weird Weekend I Mostly Forgot Even Back Then

So last time on Jake’s OIF War Journal, I gave my family short shrift before an NTC rotation thinking I’d see them in a month. I forgot to mention that while I was at NTC, my mom told me she … Continue reading

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