On the way back from the range we ran into a herd (the correct noun?) of camels and some Bedouins. It is not uncommon to have to cease fire on the ranges so these guys can pass with all their camels.

A happy little camel family (in a Ranger file).

In the chow line I noticed this Marine’s cheat sheet for handy Arabic phrases.

Alpha Company
Group photo of Alpha Company before the road march up through Iraq.

on the laptop
Apparently this is what I look like quite often.