Well, I apologize but I will be away from the blogosphere for a period of time while my unit conducts our Mission Readiness Exercise (MRE or MRX depending on who you ask) at the National Training Center (NTC) at
It’s a great training opportunity that will allow my unit to exercise C2 (Command and Control) and prepare for our upcoming deployment to OIF (Operation Iraqi Freedom). I am particularly looking forward to our time in the Box (the training area at NTC) where we will conduct STX (Squad Training Exercise – I think) lanes and FSO (Full Spectrum Operations) in an eight-day force on force exercise.
The Box at NTC, during a units rotation, becomes an imaginary province in
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While I am gone, enjoy the British Open, the All Star Game, the Major League Baseball Trade Deadline (come on Cubs, we need pitching help), and the Olympic Trials. Please read Michael Yon and Bill Roggio for War on Terror news and Rocco Palmo for Church stories. Have a great month of July. God Bless you all.