Desert Diaries Volume 6

Desert Diaries Volume 6

Happy New Year EVERYBODY!!!! Well it was a good run out here. I learned a lot about myself, met some pretty cool people, had some both great and awkward experiences on a personal level, and gained a new outlook on what I want to do with my life. I admit that last part sounded kinda cliché and ridiculous, but I got a general idea of what I want to get accomplished (or at least how to get the ball rolling). All-in-all I am hopeful that I will get some shit done...

Desert Diaries Volume 5

Desert Diaries Volume 5

Well, here we are again and, man, has it been a fun and slightly aggravating month. I can see the light at the end of the tunnel, because I’m so close to leaving this bitch. It’s not that it’s hostile and life threatening here but it’s all just so routine out here. The closer we get to the end the less fucks I have to give, which I guess isn’t good but what do you want from me? We have all this ridiculous nonsense that supervision now wants us to do in regards to....

Desert Diaries Volume 4

Desert Diaries Volume 4

HOLY SANDSTORM!!!!!! I experienced my first sandstorm, and yes, it sucked. However, it was funny to see people walking around looking hella lost, because they couldn’t really see anything, and mad sand hitting their faces. I was one of those people sure but when I got cover it was funny. Sandstorms are a reminder that Satan runs the weather in the desert....

Desert Diaries Volume 3

Desert Diaries Volume 3

I got the consent of those around me to mention the conversations that we have. It’s not pretty but, hey, welcome to the world of the deployed.


    Just about everyone who ain’t married is trying to sleep with somebody, and porn has probably become the best friend of most us. This is what life is now. It’s like a damn brothel except nobody is getting laid. In a strange way, it’s kinda funny.... 

Desert Diaries Volume 2

Desert Diaries Volume 2

Alright so we finished the first month and well…IT’S STILL HOT.  I haven’t really gotten to go on any trips off base, being that we’re still trying to get situated with our shifts and manning.  Also, there are certain rules and customs we’ve got to abide by so it’s a lot of planning. But, hopefully, by September 5th...