A shot in the dark, part 2

When we arrived in Iraq almost two weeks ago, I was excited to find little cartons of soymilk. Every kind of food you could ever want has been available. The possibilities once seemed endless. I had hoped it would never end.

A shot in the dark, part 1

Sitting below hundreds of dead soldier's names and controlling the sun in an insect's world, I thought about how this conversation would never take place back home.

The base at night

"I'd rather not get you killed," he said. Sgt. Jeremy Pitcher was tasked with escorting me around base late last night. The night we arrived at Warhorse, I'd noticed how the buildings - unremarkable during the day - were fascinating at night.

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