Houston, TX: Week long training before departure to Iraq:
Well, we had a full day of very serious NBC (nuclear, biological, chemical) training and the serious threats over there. But, it didn't stay serious after I got back to my room.
Well, today is a fun day since the flight was pushed to tomorrow. Pray for my brother and his family instead--he is in Miami and the [Hurricane] wind is beginning to blow! I'm heading downtown Houston tonight for some baseball and fun with the local single saints. Why not? You only live twice.
I'm looking forward to the continued adventure! My biggest fear, really, is when redundancy sets in, same old same old. But maybe the learning will never stop? gotta go, love--Ernie