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Friday, December 01, 2006

Okay, so I am not the most prolific blogger out here in cyberspace. That said, we are running Qala Jangi on CFR-TV this week and as I think back on the event, five years ago this week, I remember well the November cold and pentrating dust of the fortress, kicked up by automatic rifle fire, RPGs, mortars and tank fire. Three times on the north east tower that Monday morning I was pelted by shrapnel. Thankfully, with no injuries--except for the time I picked up a metal shard that had just glanced off my coat--only to burn my palm--that hurt for days.