Posts Tagged “ARSIC-South”

Marine unit leading the fight

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http://www.military.com/news/article/marine-unit-leading-afghan-troop-boost.html …and they need to be. 2/7 Marines under the Command of LTC Hall did a great job kicking ass and taking names, along with the 24th MEU. 3/8 Marines need to keep up the fight and never let up. The 2/7 to 3/8 handover happened in November and quite honestly I think that is…

A sad day indeed

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A sad day indeed

“The Soldier above all others prays for peace, for he must suffer and bear the deepest scars of war.” – General Douglas MacArthur That quote is what I have at the bottom of all of my emails. I have it there for a reason, and unfortunately one of those times is now. We have suffered…

Blogger’s Roundtable with COL McGrath #3

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This afternoon I participated in another DOD sponsored Bloggers Roundtable sessions with COL McGrath, who is the Commander of ARSIC-South. ARSIC South has lost a lot of coalition (US and non US) soldiers/marines in the last nine days. In addition, they have had the now-famous Kandahar prison break happen and the temporary siege of the…

A good story

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You should head over to the ARSIC South blog site and check out this entry, http://arsicsouth7.wordpress.com/2008/06/20/afghan-villagers-caught-in-the-middle-of-conflict/ . It looks like this was reprinted from a reporter’s story, but what makes me want to spread the word about this is the fact that he captures exactly what I tell a lot of people about how the…

May 31 ARSIC South Newsletter

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Wanna see the latest happenings in ARSIC South? ARSIC-South is the 205th Corps Area of Operation in southern Afghanistan. This includes Helmend, Khandahar, Zabul, Uruzgan, Zabul, and Nimroz provinces to name a few. You can download or view the latest newsletter from that area by going to http://bouhammer.com/download/arsic_south_may.pdf.

Canadian view of Afghanistan

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I stumbled across this blog today, http://communities.canada.com/windsorstar/blogs/outsidethewire/default.aspx which is written by an embedded reporter from Canada. He is hanging in the southern sector where all the Canadian forces are and many of my previous soldiers that used to serve under me. His writing is very good and this is one I would highly recommend to…

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