Author Archives: Mom and Dad

Dirt. Bullets. Dirt. Blood. Dirt.

Mailed blog – written by Julian 17 Feb 11 Three days out in the field and we are some dirty privates in the woods of our beloved DS, “Privates, y’all are dirty, dirty, dirty….that makes me happy.”  I had dirt inside … Continue reading

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Dressed in blues, but so not blue

Mailed blog – written by Julian 14 Feb 11 My face is beaming right now.  It’s Valentine’s Day and even though I’m ending the day completely exhausted, I feel great because I know I am so loved.  Seven letters came my … Continue reading

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Mission Possible

Mailed blog – written by Julian 12 Feb 11 Everyday here, I am amazed at the things I’m doing and learning.  Today we conquered Victory Tower.  I’m going to try to explain it as much as I can, but I really … Continue reading

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I tooted in a DS’s face

Mailed blog – written by Julian 11 Feb 11 I know, I know.  Where’s my military bearing, right?  And second, gross.  True.  But, you really gotta keep things light and airy around here.  So, when we get off the firing range … Continue reading

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Center Mass…at night

Mailed blog – written by Julian 10 Feb 11 I’m really forcing myself to write this one tonight.  It’s almost 2400 and we just got back to our bay.  The morning PT started at 530.  Long day.  For two days now … Continue reading

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Gomez Blog 2

Mailed blog – written by Gomez — Julian’s Battle Buddy 08 Feb 11 It’s Gomez again….So, hey y’all today has been ridiculously tiring.  I’ve come down with fever and sorts of other junk, and my poor Plamann isn’t feeling too good … Continue reading

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Athletic Champion

Mailed blog – written by Julian 08 Feb 11 Yes, I’m referring to myself.  To some of you back home, you might not believe that.  My report from yesterday was quite skeptical of the PT test today, but I rocked it … Continue reading

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