A great story about just one of our fighting men in Afghanistan. A great read! Get your Kleenex.
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We had our Transfer of Authority ceremony this morning. Our replacement unit is now in charge of the mission. Which means our only job left in Afghanistan is to leave. So now the waiting officially has begun.
After the ceremony, I set out to do one more personal mission before leaving FOB Apache. I needed to track down a young Soldier to give him a message from home.
A few days ago I received a short message from a Soldier’s wife. Her husband is an Army Engineer doing the hard, dusty labor required to build the FOB Apache expansion. She asked me to pass on a message to her husband, SPC David Sturm, for her.
After the ceremony I grabbed my camera to hunt down SPC Sturm. I found his unit headquarters and they directed me to the construction site. I went out…
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