Scenes From Iraq (lots)

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  1. sillyphaunt

    sillyphaunt TPF Noob!

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    My husband is currently deployed to Iraq (USMC). He has been there since the beginning of March, will be home mid October. He sends me picture periodically, and I thought I'd share some, lots of people wonder what things look like over there.

    He works convoy security, so has really traveled all over, from Jordan, Syria, Baghdad, and everywhere in between. They don't really go in the cities, so no pics from there, but it gives you an idea a bit of what some of the troops are doing.

    My husband inside his vehicle. That's the GPS system that they use to navigate.
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    A stop somewhere along the way.
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    Sam sitting on one of the vehicles.
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    Chow Hall
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    All lined up
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    Another look inside his vehicle (that's a picture of our daughter)
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    He couldn't really give me the story on this, but said that it was a big explosion.
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    Apparently these tanks were ones that were destroyed in Desert Storm. I guess they just sit there.
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    One of the convoys
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    I keep trying to get him to take some pictures of the actual landscape but he said all they ever see is sand , so there's not much to see.
     
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    Chase I am now benign! Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Great series of shots. Looking forward to seeing more from him.
     
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    Wow, Thanks for sharing these! :thumbup:
    I love to see our troops! :thumbup::D
     
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    Great shots! All are heros in my book!!
     
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    Thanks for sharing photos.
    Hope mission gets done and he gets home soon.
     
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    Wow - again. Very impressive. You'll have to tell him he has the whole photo forum rooting for him and his buddies! :thumbup: These are great.

    Thanks for sharing these, Kylie! :heart:
     
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    Interesting series , none of the troops look happy. Thanks for sharing and best wishes for their safe return.
     
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    :lol: Cruzin.. well most of them aren't happy most of the time. I think it would be safe to say they'd rather be home with their families than out in the middle of the desert.
     
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    Kylie thanks for sharing these. I was wondering how he was doing. I also love to see pictures of the troops and I hope the next months fly by for the both of you. :salute: :hugs:
     
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    If I remember right you posted some photos when he first set out. That sure seems like a long time ago. Thanks for posting and my wife and I wish him and all the troops over there a speedy and safe return.

    Eric
     
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    Great series and thanks for sharing ... glad to see he's well and hope for his safe return soon for you and your daughter :hug::
     
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    ooooo rah. Tell him to keep his head down.
     

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