Monthly Archives: January 2011

Warmth!

Mailed blog – written by Julian 19 Jan 11 If anyone thought South Carolina would be warmer this time of year, wrong-o!  Last night and yesterday was spent out in the field.  We learned some really neat skills; how to respond … Continue reading

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Death Dealers!

Mailed blog – written by Julian 18 Jan 11 For the first time, we were allowed to sound off with our platoon motto today.  Our company is the “Assassins” and our platoon is the “Death Dealers.”  We were all so pumped … Continue reading

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“Are you motivated?”

Mailed blog – written by Julian 17 Jan 11 “Motivated, motivated, down right motivated.  Ooh, ahh, I wanna hurt somebody.  Ooh, ahh, I wanna kill somebody.  Beat ’em with a stick, beat ’em with a stick.  Whaaaa!” That’s one of the … Continue reading

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24 Hours

Mailed blog – written by Julian 16 Jan 11 Today I thank God for 24 hours.  Usually you hear people say, “If only I had more time in the day.”  Here people are just glad the drill sergeants can’t add time … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset

Mailed blog – written by Julian 15 Jan 11 In all things I try to find the good and take pleasure in the small things in life.  One of the benefits of such long days is that I get to see … Continue reading

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Sharing

Mailed blog – written by Julian 14 Jan 11 I’m so tired right now.  It’s 2122, I’ve been up since 0430 and I have fire guard at 0300.  Today we had our first PT assessment.  I did pretty okay.  I did … Continue reading

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And the climb starts

Mailed blog – written by Julian 12 Jan 11 It’s a steep hill and we started climbing it today.  Today was full of some challenges.  The PT really was stepped up.  We got “smoked” a lot.   That’s when they punish us … Continue reading

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