Lawrence V

Memorabilia from Iraq: Deployment 2004-2005

Posted in My Iraq history, Uncategorized by Larry on June 14, 2008

These are newspaper clippings and Memorial cards from my unit, the fighting 69, in Iraq. Some of this stuff is sad and close to my heart. (more…)

Letters from Iraq

Posted in My Iraq history by Larry on June 14, 2008

This is a little bit of an experiment. I am tinkering around with putting letters that I have from when I fought in the Iraq war up on my blog. They are pretty interesting. At the time of writing these letters the last thing on my mind was whether someone other than my wife would be reading these letters so they can be a little sloppy. I think I might start by putting some original letters up and some translated letters up that I have modified. But I promise I will keep the original integrity of the letters intact if I do modify the letters. Either way I will write which ones are original and which are modified. (more…)

Some videos of us in Iraq

Posted in My Iraq history, Uncategorized by Larry on June 10, 2008
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Some more photos of Iraq

Posted in My Iraq history, Uncategorized by Larry on June 10, 2008
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Iraq “An average day”

Posted in My Iraq history, Uncategorized by Larry on June 4, 2008

Me driving

This is me in the driver’s seat of a Hum-v in combat. You can see that I am wearing a neck protector, scissors, medical pocket, and protective eyewear.

In the truck we were suppose to wear our helmets but usually we took them off if the truck was stopped. (more…)