New(est) address(es)

I’m here, at last, in Habbaniyah (pronounced dirka-dirka-chi) and enjoying things such as they are. Despite the in-the-rear-with-the-gear feel that being in an army base camp provides, there’s even more bad guys in the surrounding area then Fallujah. Who would have thought the ones who didn’t die would have fled west? With luck our Iraqis will be fire baptized soon. Maybe then they will take this mission seriously.

My ten man team is joined by a spattering of army personnel, about seventeen in total. I often find myself distracted by their sideburns, untidy uniforms, foreign acronyms, and everyone being referred to as “Sarge.” Despite the shortcomings, they’re good people. After all, we can’t all be Marines.

My new mailing address here is as follows:

SSgt Kohler JW
AST/MAT 3/2
HHC 1/506 InfBn
Unit 15147
APO AE 09381-5147

Mail addressed previously will still get to me, if not a bit behind schedule. In addition to my change of mailing address, I’m taking this opportunity to notify everyone of my email address change as well. Please update your contact information to the following:

kohlerusmc @ gmail.com

It goes without saying the spaces need to be removed, but SPAM is a mother now a days and I’m not about to hang my butt in the breeze. I’ll still be checking my hotmail address until the change over is complete. After all, it has served me well over the past seven years.

Semper Fi.

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The author.Born in the year of the Dragon, the author grudgingly accepts the fact he has too many interests and not enough time. A cyclist as long as he can remember, an avid yet inconsistent writer since age eleven, and a U.S. Marine since age twenty-one, the author also adds peak bagging, diving, snowboarding, and computers to his list of interests. Incidentally, he is aware of his inability to make a living from any but the Corps. The author accepts this as fact and remains optimistic. Feel free to drop him a line.

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