A little after-the-fact... I didn't even realize that I still had this blog unpublished. I've thrown in the last of my pictures to highlight my time in Iraq (/Bahrain/Kuwait/Qatar). I plan to make my other deployment blogs public (as opposed to the private status they're in now) as soon as I comb them over and make sure there's nothing compromising in them. I also hope to blog t... Read Full Entry
As a physician in the Navy, I have ample opportunities to travel. I started blogging a couple of years ago (and wish I had started sooner) but hope to keep it up through exotic vacations and less-exotic deployments to the desert.... full info
A Green IraqSo right before EVERYONE LEAVES, after occupying the base for 7 years, they finally got recycling. How forward thinking. Yet we still have all disposable dinnerware in the DFAC. Fail. That's my little bus stop outside MALS -- I've had to sit there a few times waiting for a ride (thankfully not many!)
Can FireThey were surprisingly combustible! No asbestos there... Thank God it wasn't mine! No people were hurt in the making of this fire.
BunkerA random picture from the base. These were from earlier times, when an alarm would sound for "incoming" and you'd run to hide under these from mortar rounds. They haven't been used in a while!
My little buddySitting in the lot after being turned in. I was driving around on base in another car and saw it. It felt like I was looking at an ex-boyfriend while with my new boyfriend. I kinda missed it even though it was a little POS haha
Move out dayThis was it! I had finally cleaned out my room, mailed a bunch of stuff home (A LOT of stuff home!), gave some stuff away, and packed the rest into my bags! Cleaned out and ready to go!