Tag Archives: Karbala

Jake’s OIF War Journal 18: A Moment for the Fallen

Fortunately, this post was long before Groundhog Day Syndrome had settled in, but it was a sad couple of days nevertheless. With everything becoming more and more static at Baghdad International Airport, 3rd Aviation Brigade stopped and had a proper … Continue reading

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Jake’s OIF War Journal 13: A Grim Day

We’re now on the 13th primary chapter of this series. Reading it, I was obviously having a bad day. I left out that when we arrived wherever it is we were, I was severely dehydrated from being in the truck … Continue reading

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Jake’s OIF War Journal 12: Here Comes Karbala!

This one’s short and sweet. We were starting to move after a couple days at Objective Rams. As far as most of us knew, this was the part where things could get hairy, and we’d been shown that we were … Continue reading

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Jake’s OIF War Journal 11: The Tactical Pause

Happy Easter! Sorry this one is a day late. I’ve been painting the baby’s room and doing other chores while my wife’s away and forgot to finish this post last night. What were you doing when American forces were chilling … Continue reading

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