War is Boring
April 19, 2011 8:35 AM Subscribe
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is on his way back from reporting for 6 weeks in Afghanistan
While there he reported
on the 541st Engineers
using metal detectors and bayonets to find bombs.
about getting blown up by an IED a patrol had missed.
NATO working to train more Afghani militias.
the Afghanni's step up as we stand down, sort of.
some districts being fortified, while others are all but abandonned.
the difficulties in having our well-equipped troops hand over patrol leadership to much more poorly equipped Afghan police.
the porous Afghanistan/ Pakistan border, right after a major fire fight.
At the same border station, he reported
on plans to up the pressence to try to decrease the amount of taliban traffic over the border.
And he was ambushed
with Fox Company, 2nd Battalion, 506th Parachute Infantry as they tried to gather intelligence and show their presence on the border.