Tuesday, August 19, 2008

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Monday, March 20, 2006


I should have posted this long ago: I'm home.

As evidenced by my lack of posting, the remainder of my time in Kosovo went quickly and came to a close January 27th. After two weeks of demobilization activities at Fort Lewis we returned to Topeka for a brief welcome home ceremony and were turned loose to our families.

KFOR 7 is well into their tour and doing good things. I'm sure my replacement is overworked, but doing a great job - he already exceeded KFOR 6B's record for MEDCAP attendance.

For those interested in current events with Task Force Falcon, MNB-E, KFOR, and Kosovo go to http://www.tffalcon.hqusareur.army.mil/index.html to read the Guardian Magazine, view the Guardian Video and browse the Photo Gallery.

I don't have any plans to continue this blog and don't know how long Blogger.com will keep it around without activity. (At least 6 months based on my previous lack of activity.)

Tuesday, September 27, 2005

September MEDCAP

Earlier in September we conducted our first airlift MEDCAP to a remote village. To my knowledge, it's the most remote MEDCAP ever conducted by a task force based at Camp Bondsteel. The village was so small, there were no facilities to use so we brought our own shelters and furniture. It was another success in working with local professionals and providing care to those who most need it.

KFOR And TMK Helped Inhabitants Of Mountainous Village Çelik
16 Sep (Bota Sot) - On the framework of the joint activities and engagements of American KFOR, Tornado Battalion that is responsible for the security in Viti, and the 363rd TMK Brigade in Viti, in Village Çelik, in the zone of Karadak Mountains, the doctors of the American KFOR and the doctors of 40th medical battalion of TMK visited the inhabitants of this village and provided them with free medical care.

This medical visit that included general checkups of different medical nature has been made by two KFOR doctors, three doctors of the 40th TMK medical battalion, one doctor of health clinic in Viti, two doctors of the health care system in Zhegra and two pharmacists from the TMK, said for "Bota Sot", Colonel Mathew Raney.

Thursday, August 25, 2005

other weblogs

Wow... more than a month has gone by since I last posted. I'm going to take the easy way out by sharing links to some other weblogs from Kosovo and KFOR:

....one missionary in Kosovo - comments from a missionary - unrelated to KFOR

Muscatine Kosovo Project - I went to their concert earlier this month

SGT Bender's Hole & Another Day in Paradise - some good pictures

Way Down In Kosovo - interesting experiences and commentary