Hi! I put this together for family and friends to keep track of what I'm doing here in Afghanistan. I am a medic in the Illinois National Guard currently serving on an embedded training team and providing mission support. In no way am I here to offer political opinions or social commentary-this is just a brief narrative of my time here. I will be coming back to America in late September, 2009. If you have any questions or comments, you can reach me at email@example.com. ... full info
Afghanistan's recent history is a story of war and civil unrest. The Soviet Union invaded in 1979, but was forced to withdraw 10 years later by anti-Communist mujahidin forces. The Communist regime in Kabul collapsed in 1992. Fighting that subsequent...more info
Jared SouthworthMy platoon leader at Marion.
Kevin DupontA Massachussetts native, we last talked while I was treating him at our medical clinic in Camp Clark. He was very proud of the Red Sox having finally gotten not one, but two world series rings in recent years.
Chris TalbertA fellow medic from my unit at Marion, Illinois, Chris was very layed back and extrememly easy to get along with. He took alot of pride in his job here and was as knowledgeable in the field as anyone I have met.
Jason BurkholderJason was originally from Ohio, and deployed with our unit in Marion.