The Most Memorable Day

2011, Age twenty-one

Sitting in a small mud structured room, referred to as ‘CP (Check Point) Karim’, a compound situated in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.  Listening to the Company debrief with my notebook in hand. As every night, the multiple (team) commanders would gather in the Operations Room, to receive debrief reports over the radio. However, on the 20th of November 2011, we received a report which would trigger many emotions.
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