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Diaries published: 5 (774 days since last diary on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 133 (772 days since last comment on Sat Mar 23, 2013 at 12:20 AM PDT)

Diary frequency: seldom

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 1526

Total Comment Ratings: 1779

Most Recommended Diary: Rockets Overhead, Sprinting For The Bunker....Again, 367 comments, 579 recommends

People Following Soldier Boy: 27

Soldier Boy's Most Recent Diaries:

For most of the last decade, I was Panther 2G, a Staff Sergeant in the US Army. I'm now a military contractor in Afghanistan, doing the same job out of uniform. I'm attached to I co, 3rd BN, 9th ...
by Soldier Boy
Comment Count 39 comments on Thu Mar 21, 2013 at 01:00 PM PDT with 89 Recommends
It was a quiet winter. Attacks were low, and we'd only been rocketed three times since November. Even the EFP attacks had dropped. We hadn't had a serious casualty in weeks. We were counting down ...
by Soldier Boy
Comment Count 367 comments on Sat Mar 29, 2008 at 03:40 AM PDT with 579 Recommends
SoldierBoy here. I've been quiet since summer, but figured you'd appreciate a shot of what's going on here in the Sadbox. Remember us? We're still here. It's been that kind of day. Our patrols ...
by Soldier Boy
Comment Count 29 comments on Sun Feb 03, 2008 at 03:37 PM PST with 33 Recommends
Among other jobs, I am the Battalion Interpreter manager, which means I spend part of my day talking to our Iraqi interpreters, arranging who goes on what missions, who lives in what room, ...
by Soldier Boy
Comment Count 204 comments on Sat Aug 18, 2007 at 02:48 AM PDT with 433 Recommends
I'm tired. This is the beginning of week 12 of my second tour in Iraq. Its not any better than the first time. This time, a lot of things have gotten even worse. The last time, you knew the Iraqi ...
by Soldier Boy
Comment Count 302 comments on Fri May 25, 2007 at 03:14 PM PDT with 392 Recommends

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