Another early start tomorrow, and I need some sleep, so that's all for now... stay tuned!
At least I was able to swap out my boots yesterday for some that fit!!
Crap, the snoring already started...
Oh, and to answer one question... yes, as many may know, it's common for O-5's (and junior) to have private "rooms" in Iraq, I should have one of those when I get there. But as a few of us were discussing over dinner tonight, I believe that a lot of the "hardship" here is purposefully exaggerated, to put you through a stressful situation (in a controlled environment) to prepare you for whatever possible stressful situation awaits you in theater. That might be one reason they call it immersion training.
Sunrise this morning: