"...I hold orders to activate in mid-November and report to Kabul, Afghanistan in time for Christmas. Bandwidth, and latitude for skylarking online will not exist until the end of 2011.The attentive may recall that I’m a Navy reservist, and Afghanistan hasn’t much coast. Welcome to the modern, double-Jointed world, where Semper Gumby (always flexible) is the watchword..."
Smitty, the other half of the blog duo on 'The Other McCain' will be doing what pretty much every other service member today is called to do. He does so with purpose and understanding in a post you should read entitled, "Cogadh No Sìth." A bit of Gaelic meaning, "War or Peace."
Fare thee well Smitty, with hopes and prayers for a safe return to your family. Thank you for your service.