SPC Mark has been on an 18-day training cycle that has kept him quite busy lately. He has had no Internet access through this cycle, which is why he hasn't been writing. Despite the deadly heat wave in North Carolina, he is doing well.
Jan Wesner over at Standing By is working on a book based on her blog. Jan is a gifted writer and I have high hopes that her book will be published. I will be the first in line to buy it.
Infantry Dad has summed up what it's like to be parent with a son at war. The last paragraph of his latest post basically says it all.
The folks from Westboro Baptist Church will be in Jacksonville today to demonstrate during the funeral of SPC Quincy Green who died in Iraq from sniper fire. The Patriot Guard has promised to turn out in force to create a buffer for the family. SPC Green arrived at Jax NAS earlier in the week. We offer prayers for SPC Green and his family.