Archive for July, 2005

EOD Humor

Friday, July 29th, 2005

Brett sent a link to me not too long ago to a page called Mulvaney on Bomb Disposal which got me thinking about EOD humor. Some of the cartoons are a bit dated, they are from WW II after all, but most of the underlying humor remains the same. EOD humor tends towards the slightly […]

Go ‘Terps!

Monday, July 18th, 2005

Communication is critical in my job. We need to be able to glean as much information from witnesses as possible to help deal with any sort of IED or UXO. This can be difficult, to say the least, when you can’t speak the local language (or languages as the case is in Afghanistan). While it […]

Situation Normal: All Fouled Up (that would be the family friendly version).

Saturday, July 2nd, 2005

The United States Air Force is an amazing institution. We can put a 2,ooolbs bomb within a meter or two of any point on earth, we can read license plates from orbit and we have planes that are all but invisible to radar. So why, when I went to the BX (Base Exchange) yesterday to […]