Tag Archives: OIF

Convoy Security in a Semi-permissive War Zone (Iraq & Afghanistan)

The following paper is based on the author’s observations and experience in Afghanistan and Iraq as a military advisor and DoD security contractor from 2002 through 2006, while staying abreast of current operations and incidents through 2007.     By Mark V. … Continue reading

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Iraq OIF 2004

A few images from Iraq during the Fallujah uprising Clockwise: Bomb damage assessment from an incoming rocket; with Oscar PSD team; with General Paul Eaton, Combined Military Assistance Training Team (CMATT); morning briefing at Taji Military Camp, just north of … Continue reading

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Afghanistan 2001-2009

With 1st Force Recon at the USMC MWTC on the evening of September 10, 2001. Within hours our whole world would change as we shifted gears from training mode to operations. After doing briefings for Force Recon at Camp Pendleton … Continue reading

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