Friday, February 11, 2005

A Long Way From Home

"My troops continue to do a great job. Some are starting to feel the effects of being separated from their families and are fighting through those emotions while trying to keep things together here."

The US Soldier talks about life in Iraq, now that the initial thrill is wearing off.

In an email to me, the Soldier admitted he is in a slump and misses his family. I replied with assurances that many friends are taking his sons to the movies and to play golf, and others are spending time with his wife and newborn. We can't protect him from the danger in Iraq, but we are surrounding his family with friends, so he can try to focus on his job.

Read his entire post here.


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