It is 5:30 a.m. on Day 8.Hat tip John at Argghhh!!!
It was billed as a three-day tagalong tour with Hotel Company, the toughest gang on the third Canadian rotation to Afghanistan.
This journalist was invited to witness a quick military strike and count the Taliban dead before the convoy's triumphant return to Kandahar Airfield to shower, dine on real food and marvel anew at flush-toilet technology.
But Week Two has dawned and this rediverted, revamped, oft-extended mission drags on, waiting for supplies to land in the middle of nothing with no reliable end date.
Wednesday, July 18, 2007
...taking an opportunity to do an embed like this. If anyone in media needs an overview of reality - he is it. Make sure and read all of this great write-up of clue.