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Pre-Christmas Update

Things have been going pretty well lately, but I’m definitely ready for Christmas break to start. We’ve both been pretty weary these last couple of weeks, and are about ready for a recharge. Tuesday is the beginning of Christmas break, with regular classes on Monday and then high school caroling and bowling all day Tuesday.… Read More Pre-Christmas Update

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24th MEU transitions to CENTCOM area of operations

Apparently Jon’s unit, the 24th MEU, spent Independence Day transiting the Suez Canal. This also meant that they transferred from European Command operational control to CENTCOM control, putting them at CENTCOM’s disposal for possible service in Afghanistan or Iraq. CENTCOM covers a broad swath of the most volatile region of the world, spanning nearly 30… Read More 24th MEU transitions to CENTCOM area of operations