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Unformatted text preview: Worst Day 1 A Day When Everything Went Wrong Joe White American InterContinental University Worst Day 2 Three 155 tank rounds detonating, fellow friends and soldiers hurt and a gunshot wound to the shoulder, is what makes March 21, 2005 a day when everything went wrong. Being in the military has its advantages and disadvantages. Job security and health benefits are to the two biggest advantages. Being away from your family due to deployments and wondering if you will get to see your family again is two disadvantages. I have faced the both these disadvantages along with the biggest one of all being involved in I.E.D. (Improvised Explosion Device) blast. It was March 21, 2005 another routine day in Baghdad, Iraq. Hot, irritable, and exhausting day filled with convoys. We typically did around 7-10 convoys weekly depending on the missions. The convoy was made up of 3-5 military tactical vehicles usually up armored humvees. Each truck was equipped with at least 1 crew served weapon either a 50 cal, 240 bravo, humvees....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Sei during the Spring '11 term at American Academy of Art.
- Spring '11