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Archive for February, 2006

Garage Sale

Saturday, February 18th, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 31 Comments »

Dear Gang,Life is good here. Not as good as when I get home very soon, but for the most part good. I called my wife up to tell her the good news and oh by the way, I ...

“What’s for Chow???”

Monday, February 13th, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 31 Comments »

Well Gang, what’s going in the life of the office?? We had a helicopter lose his cockpit door one dark night on their way out of here. We call this “TFOA” sounds like tofu and it means “Things falling off ...

Only the best for our guest!!

Friday, February 10th, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 18 Comments »

Dear Gang, You have to love VIP’s, those Very Important People who cause all sorts of chaos around the area as they just stop by for lunch and some “I love Me” pictures with the Marines etc. I received a call ...

“Singing in the Rain”

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 15 Comments »

I once wrote about the hazards you face while out here on Combat duty. You worry about the rockets and stuff, but it’s the simple things that can really hurt you around the base. Take for example the rain. When ...