10 May 2010


The FST at FOB Lagman, Afghanistan:

I wasn’t crying because a great man just died in front of me with injuries that would make almost anyone else vomit. I was crying because I was overwhelmed with pride; I was proud to be a part of this outstanding team, doing incredible things, under austere conditions, in a fourth-world country. But mostly I was proud... of the corpsmen.

From the blog Healing Those Who Provide Our Freedom. Read the whole thing.

H/t the Mudville Gazette's Dawn Patrol.

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