MONKEY STOMP AWAITS
Today was a good day. However, one of our convoys was hit by and IED, there were no injuries. That was just one of many IED attacks beginning last night along with a single rocket impact (no factor). A couple detonations went off through the night but I just inched a little closer to the hesco and sandbags as they are the last line of defense for keeping red hot shrapnel giving me a new orifice. Near by, the engineers dropped a building that had been used by dirt bags to sharp shoot at Soldiers. Chalk up one abanded building collapsed and turned to useless rubble. The explosion was different that that of a rocket or IED but the shock wave scared the hell out of us as we knew it was getting demolished but didn’t know exactly when. Curfew begins around here at 2300. But that doesn’t mean Haji wont lob a few rockets on timers or mortars at you at sunset or sneak out late in the night and quickly fire that RPG your way, F’ers. They have to set that crap on timers because they know they are dead if they stick around after they shoot them. If they do stick around or see the fire at us we will have a Plt on them with circling air support so fast their head will swing. Im sure Haji is up to something as the elections approach on the 15th and they don’t have the logistics to maintain a steady fight so they will do their thing then lay low to dig up their resupply and get ready for another attack on us. Its getting harder for them though as we see everything they do…………silly Haji’s we are always ready for a good fight.
Ive noticed a few vets leaving comments on the site. Fellas, if you haven caught my notes on AnySoldier PLEASE let me reinforce the many thanks that go out to you all. I can give a rats ass about who did what with whichever service. Honestly, the whole “we are harder than them” thing between the services goes out the window when Americans are under fire and you know that and all of us are professionals. I went into Afghani with a big chip on my shoulder about how Marine air is/was and saw Army air “Apaches” come to the rescue many times and not to mention how a CH47 will carry an entire Plt to 10,000 ft peaks. Shit hits the fan and any friendly voice that comes across the radio being AirForce A-10s or Army Atk helos saying “How you all doing down there” is a welcomed sound. Its even better when its followed up by them firing rockets into the enemy…. We had a mass casualty one time and we called in multiple medivacs. Marine air showed up about 3 minutes before Army BlackHawks. While the two CH46s bitched and moaned about where to land we brought the BlackHawks right in on top of us with rotors right above our heads as they landed in a small opium field within a mtn valley. My guys were messed up and couldn’t take a large amount of movements or traveling to a “LZ” on improvised stretchers as we had a large range of injuries. So, for all of you that have served this grateful nation regardless of service I thank you for what you have done. Thanks for putting up with all the crap we know that is out there and dealing with the BS created for being there. We salute you. There are many wounded some who have come back to fight that are even amputees. America maintains a strong military force always ready to monkey stomp someone’s ass when needed, regardless of when. Thank you all! SEMPER!