Tag Archives: Jalibah

Jake’s OIF War Journal 10: Ye Gods, The Drudgery

All I can say for this one is that this is what happens when you get stuck on a flight line in southeastern Iraq for almost a week at the beginning of a war. This, my friends and loyal readers, … Continue reading

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Jake’s OIF War Journal 9: Sleeping in a Stream

Before you read this, I want to apologize, because the end is a little bit of me staring up my own arse. Having not read further, I recall that I did a little of that in here. I feel like … Continue reading

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Jake’s OIF War Journal 8: Martian Dust Storm

This time on “Jake’s OIF War Journal:” the Martian dust storm. It was orange, it was red, it slowed us down. I later heard and recorded stories about American tanks going right by Iraqi tanks in the heat of combat … Continue reading

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Jake’s OIF War Journal 7: Still in Jalibah

So where were we? Oh right, I’m in Jalibah. Land of exploding turds and an eventual Martian dust storm. Read on … 24 March 03 Still here at the airfield. We were only supposed to be here 15-20 hours, and … Continue reading

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