I worked with a Man who had a saying about seeing a light at the end of the tunnel. "When I see a light at the end of the tunnel I think I am about to be run over by an oncoming Train"
Russell McCoy <mccoy4984@...
Actually, I'm a DOD civilian not a contractor so I don't know what
happens with them. They used to send us to both the locations you
mentioned below, but stopped for some reason. Now, we do everything
at my permanent station.
I really envy you your trip. Please share with us when you get back.
--- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com
, "ssultonia" <ssultonia@...>
> Off-topic but I'm curious. Is your pre-deployment training done
at Fort Benning or Fort
> Bliss? I work a contract that deploys civilian contractors and
they go through a weeks
> worth of training at Fort Benning. When we started in 2005 it was
at Fort Bliss (the
> margharitas are much better there than in GA.) No firearms
however. Good luck to you on
> your tour of duty.
> In early September my wife and I will be in Slovakia for a
week. We'll be staying in
> Spisska Nova Ves and I'll be retracing some steps from our first
visit in 2006. Your
> pictures of Betliar Manor were great. I'd like to visit there
> --- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "Russell McCoy" <mccoy4984@>
> > Hi, everyone!
> > I'm so happy that I finished all my 'military' training prior to
> > departure. On Thursday, I had 'CBRNE' training which entailed
> > learning how to use one's gas mask and assorted equipment. I
> > already learned how to do this a long time ago in the army, but
> > equipment had changed. It wasn't bad at all especially because
> > held inside. Anyway, I can see the light at the end of the
> > I think I understand the logic. They want to make people so
> > before they go overseas that the war will seem like an
> > Well, here are some pics from Budapest. I know it's not
> > very close nevertheless.
> > Russ
> > http://travldawrld.blogspot.com/
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