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Archive for June, 2008

One Marines’s View

Tuesday, June 24th, 2008 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 5 Comments »

Hey Guys, I just wanted to pass on this great letter from Major Pain over at One Marines View.  Major P is a great friend and doing incredible things over in Iraq and thought I'd help spread the word. Here is ...

Rock Art

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 12 Comments »

Dear Gang, The country of Afghanistan can be beautiful with rolling hills and lots of color.  It can change just as fast to arid desert area until you hit the next valley with a river running through which brings life to ...

Cultural lesson in Food

Saturday, June 7th, 2008 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 15 Comments »

The other day, I had the opportunity to visit a police station in Kandahar that we built for the local Afghan National Police. Here is some background; in the past five years, the US has built up the Afghan Army ...

History Lesson 101

Sunday, June 1st, 2008 Posted in The SandGram v1.0 | 9 Comments »

This came from our XO, a fine young Air Force Officer who gave us a short brief on the Hazara. If you have read "Kite Runner" then you already have an idea of who the Hazara are and how they ...