Fobbit 

Definition from the Urban Dictionary: Fobbit is a term used to describe soldiers in Iraq that rarely if ever leave the relative safety of the Forward Operating Base (FOB). This is a perjoritive term used by soldiers that spend a lot of time outside the wire beaing shot at and dodging road-side bombs, for those…

Water

In a desert, water is pretty important. This post explores how Soldiers got water at FOB Kalsu, Iraq in 2005. For the record, I never once to my knowledge drank Iraqi water. All the water I drank in Iraqi had been trucked in from Kuwait. This sort of ties into why my shits were so…

Port-a-Shitter

I never dug a hole to take a shit one time while I was in Iraq. There were port-a-shitters everywhere, and they were almost universally disgusting, like the ones you go into at a concert or the county fair that are stacked so high with shit that your ass cheeks gently caress the turds on…