My apologies to everyone for the long dormancy of this blog, but I have been activated by the Uncle Sam to participate in the WOT (war on terror). I know we aren’t supposed to call it that any more, but I have seen the mission statement. And the mission statement specifically mentions the war on terror.
In any event, as the “go date” approached, I found myself being called to attend more and more training and had less and less time to devote to cartoons –which is as it should be.
This is not my first deployment. Back in the 90’s I served in Desert Storm in the 82nd. I remember the training and equipment we had then and I see the training and equipment we have now. And I have to say it is all much better now–all except me. I am not quite as high-speed as I was in the 90’s so I feel a little guilty about donning all this cool equipment the Army gives me. Something about Jesus’ admonition against putting old wine into new bottles comes to mind… Or is it the other way around?
As for this blog, my hope right now is to be able to update it occasionally over the next year or so. Yes, I’m being intentionally vague, as I have an aversion to mentioning anything about troop movements (especially on a blog). I don’t think I know anything that is “strategically impactful,” but blabbing about the mission strikes me as bad form.
So let me say so long for now, and I’ll update when I can.