Monday, May 01, 2006

Looking out the window

When I was the XO of TF Dragon, I used to travel the entire perimeter of Bagram AF at least twice a day. I used to see things like this all the time.

Now when I look out the window of the cubicle farm I currently work in, I see another office tower, a shopping mall parking lot and a major north-south road. Of course, nobody has fired rockets at my office tower, and we do have a nice coffee machine too.


Blogger Pixie said...

If ya turned those camels into horses or cows, you could be in Oracle, AZ.


8:02 AM  
Blogger Major John said...

You have triple strand concertina wire around your houses in AZ?

8:33 AM  
Blogger Cowgirl said...

Sometimes all you need is a good coffee machine...

10:10 AM  
Blogger Inner Prop said...

Are you complaining about how good you got it again?

Major John is one of the finest human beings on earth; he just needs someone to lob rockets at him the rest of his life.

12:23 PM  
Blogger Saoirse said...

Soldiers Angels tries to grant wishes to Soldiers Major John, but I am afraid "lobbing rockets" at your office window is one we could not fulfill.

We could perhaps launch cookies. Dressed like clowns to hide our identities of course....

Let no soldiers wish go unanswered~~

12:44 PM  
Blogger Major John said...

Prop - Nice riff on "Animal Mother" from Full Metal Jacket...

3:26 PM  
Anonymous Vasco Pyjama said...

Hey Major. Found you via Mudville Gazette. You were linked by them just next to me. Sounds like you have 'Stan Withdrawl. I reckon I might suffer that too when I leave.

But yeah, suicide bombing on the Bagram-Kabul road today. Meant for a US military convoy.

9:40 AM  
Blogger Major John said...

Vasco, New or Old Kabul Road? I mostly went down the New road.

12:08 PM  
Anonymous shelleigh (aka Pixie) said...

You have triple strand concertina wire around your houses in AZ?

I wish. Would beat the hell out of having to depend on Mesa's finest.


1:15 AM  
Anonymous Vasco Pyjama said...

Major, sir. No idea. I mostly am trapped in my compound. And yes... behind razor wire.

6:39 AM  

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