Michael's Dispatches

Perspectives on Afghanistan


Published: 24 November 2010



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    Mark · 10 years ago
    Korea- Take care!
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    Susanne · 10 years ago
    It's amazing how quickly one gets used to this - or no showers at all. For those of us with hair, washing it with 2 bottles of water can be a challenge but, after some practice, the end result is acceptable - besides, who really cares!? And really ... after a while, because everyone smells the same, nothing seems out of the ordinary. The first shower, during R&R or on the way home, however, is nothing short of heavenly. Mine was hot and an hour long! Thank you, as always, Michael, for what you do!
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    Ed Fallon · 10 years ago
    God bless you all and THANK YOU for our freedom.

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    Rodger Holcomb · 10 years ago
    Great pix Mike, unfortunately, the entire article was redacted to lines of dots by my carrier. I will find the USO paper and read it in its entirety. I am a great admirer of your entire body of work and have files going back five years. You have matured admirably as has my son who knew you in Mosul. I am SO PROUD of you BOTH. I wish ALL the best for you!
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    Young Sgt · 10 years ago
    Been to Fob Frontenac, during 09-10. Loved the view of the lake.

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