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December 3, 2008

Posing with more than four dozen soldiers currently headed home after serving a year in Iraq.                 USO Photo by DAVE GATLEY

I’m taken on a high-speed tour of the harbor in the Persian Gulf port area while manning a 50 cal. machine gun on the foredeck. Honored and humbled by my USO tour overseas. USO Photo by DAVE GATLEY

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  1. December 4, 2008 10:35 am

    What was it like there? In regards to the civility of the location? I’ve heard Kuwait is generally safer; I’ve got some friends who took contractor jobs over there, but we never hear from them. Did it seem, relatively safe? I know Qatar is like a tourist location, there’s a Westin and everything. But I don’t hear much about Kuwait.

  2. manny permalink
    December 4, 2008 3:56 pm

    getting off the plane in kuwait feels like someone hooks up a vacum hose to your body and just sucks all of the water right out of you i spent more time there than i care to remember anyway i can say one good memory did come out of that place and that was watching the sox win the 2004 world series on a little 13in tv there i will never forget it but at the same time i really wanted to be home watching it with my friends it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity and i saw it just didn’t get to see it or celebrate it the way i wanted to but anyway other than the heat and just being on constant alert to the enviroment, it wasn’t that bad i guess after a while u just get use to things being what they are anyway i’m glad that curt went out there to visit it really helps out when we get a visit from home remember we all need support from home it makes life alot easier

  3. soxfanscott permalink
    December 4, 2008 9:27 pm

    Looking fine with the Ma Deuce in your mitts

  4. JMAC permalink
    December 6, 2008 6:21 am

    why are you holding guns in all these pictures, do you have something of a GI-Joe wannabe disorder?!?

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