Category Archives: Navy

My Life and Time in the US Navy

Veterans Affairs Stats

Days waited after knee surgery before I was approved and scheduled to see a physical therapist: 150 Ratio of messages left vs calls answered in 2012: 11:1 (22:2) Number of days waited to be approved for a primary care physician … Continue reading

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4 Sporks in 7 Years

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I must say much has changed in my life in the last several months. I suffered through a drama-packed job situation which is still settling and I had many opportunities to learn and do new things. Below are the details … Continue reading

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Blog Bundling on Volleyball

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Volleyball has come and gone. It didn’t seem like it was too long ago when I was stressing out each night in my barracks room about being cut from the team due to my poor camp performance. With about 10 … Continue reading

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Woooooooooooah

Lots of things going on. I feel like I am standing, feet buried, ankle deep in wet sand, with a 500 ft Tidal wave coming at me at the speed of sound. I received my award for serving in Afghanistan … Continue reading

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AfghaniStan Diego

Chapter4; Koyaanisqatsi ([kɔɪɑːnɪskɑːtsi]), – Crazy life, life in turmoil, life out of balance, life disintegrating, a state of life that calls for another way of living In a matter of a few seconds, the weight that had rested on my … Continue reading

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AfghaniStan Diego

Chapter3; The Portal to Hell Opens and Reveals an 8th Layer I was lying across two uncomfortable seats in the TERMINAL. No matter which way I turned the metal frames of each seat dug into my ribs and back. I … Continue reading

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AfghaniStan Diego

Chapter 2; It’s Always Darkest Just Before it Goes Pitch Black Before I resume the chronicles of my leave misery I must first provide a warning to the hundreds 3 of you who read my blog. This warning should be … Continue reading

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AfghaniStan Diego

Chaper 1; Misery and the Death of All Things Good I did not have the faintest clue what the future had in store for me as I loaded my bags into the Chinook. I had heard several stories of my … Continue reading

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Eat Fresh?

I felt adventurous a couple of days ago and decided to try Kabul’s verison of Subway. To my surprise it tasted exactly the same as any other Subway I have eaten at. Now I should first explain that my lack … Continue reading

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My Thoughts and Concerns With the War, Economy, and Election

I was recently asked by a beloved Aunt what I though about the elections back home, and about the two wars we are participating in. As usual I began typing something off the top of my head with every intention … Continue reading

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