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Your Navy docs Rock!

The other night as we concluded the day, two patrols were under attack and fought off a small group of enemy. Relentlessly pursuing the enemy when we find them they continue to realize we are a force to contend with. With the kinetic operations being conducted on one hand, a surgeon gets notified that a local national is suffering from a separate unrelated  injury and is losing a lot of blood. The weather is past deteriorating and is now terrible. Fog so bad you couldn’t see 10 feet ahead of you with drizzle. The docs worked their magical touch and was able to stabilize the local national with professionalism within their bombed out stone structure. The relatives of the injured were very grateful for the doctors help. We planned to medevac the patient but as we tried the first section of aircraft had to wave off because the weather. A more specialized aircraft was brought in and the crew asked us the status of the patient because he was willing to sacrifice the crew to come in, totally blind. After knowing the status of the patient our docs said they will keep her alive throughout the night and we waved off the last medevac even though they might have been able to get in.


The docs stayed up all night and conducted superb medical attention so that the local national would live. Come morning, the fog was still there just as bad but the local national’s condition had improved. The docs had pulled her through the night and she would live to see another day.


I’ve seen dozens of events like this and know from first hand how your Marine warriors and Navy warriors are taking the fight to the enemy both kinetic an non kinetic.


Semper Fi

You heard what?

I was able to get my weekly shower today, if I needed it or not.  Your Marines continue to take the fight to the enemy and keep them off balance.  Thanksgiving has come and gone and we all have a lot to be thankful for as young studs keep the bad guys away from innocent civilians throughout the area.

Your warriors are hooking and jabbing with bad guys that believe they can scare off your fighting Marines. ….well, they have another thing coming! Patrols are relentless, the weather is getting colder and morale is high. If I have to hear another news article about how your warriors morale is bad I’m gonna puke.  Apparently they aren’t talking to warriors here in country because your Marines work their butts off daily and then go out for more. Thousands of miles away from home, equipped with the best gear possible on the planet, they march directly into the bad guys and make them have a very bad day. So if you happen to read some tree-hugging report about this and that and boo hoo they don’t have this or that, its BS….and most importantly, the ones doing the fighting, are feeding off of it.

The dirt is everywhere, showers are over rated and sleep is a crutch. Having a bad day? Just think of the 20 yr old out doing America’s great work over here, day after day and kicking butt! Yer day just got a whole lot better huh? Before you jump on the finger pointing parade, write one of these warriors and get it firsthand….otherwise keep quoting some reporter who is stating his opinion about morale vise facts.

Time for another cigar--Semper