06OCT2011: MSgt Joel Weber

Ramblings of a Deployed MindFrom the confines of Camp Leatherneck ALMAR/ALFAM/ALFRDS,Another week in the books and I couldn’t be happier at the moment.  This week fly by because of another round of inspections, this time NATO decided to visit us all the way from Belgium.  After prepping, very little, and allowing NATO to get settled … Read more

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30OCT2011: MSgt Joel Weber

Ramblings of a Deployed MindFrom the confines of Camp Leatherneck ALMAR/ALFAM/ALFRDS, GOOD AFTERNOON FROM CAMP LEATHERNECK, AFGHANISTAN! It’s been quite a morning so far. Today, thousands are running the 36th Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, DC and 380 of us ran our 26.2 miles as part of the Marine Corps Marathon Forward here in the … Read more

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23OCT2011: MSgt Joel Weber

Ramblings of a Deployed MindFrom the confines of Camp Leatherneck ALMAR/ALFAM/ALFRDS, Greetings from Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan!  Another smoking week down and boy did it go.  I was stressed for most of it due to inspections and all that non-sense, but overall my boys performed to the tune of, “DOWNRIGHT AWESOME”.  No no one else in … Read more

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09OCT2011: MSgt Joel Weber

Ramblings of a Deployed MindFrom the confines of Camp Leatherneck ALMAR/ALFAM/ALFRDS, YAY for another week being over and done with and a new week starting. I was severely out and about again this week and didn’t have Internet access for the most part. I know, I know…cry me a river, lol. I’ve been on Osprey’s, … Read more

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01OCT2011: MSgt Joel Weber

Ramblings of a Deployed MindFrom the confines of Camp Leatherneck ALMAR/ALFAM/ALFRDS, Yep, yep, another week down and closer to freedom! And that ain’t no joke! You sometimes get into a rhythm when it comes to deployments and that’s what everyone is shooting for. You find that “comfort zone” where everything works how it’s supposed to, … Read more

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11SEP2011: MSgt Joel Weber

Ramblings of a Deployed MindFrom the confines of Camp LeatherneckALMAR/ALFAM/ALFRDS Yep another week down. Today is Patriot’s Day, a day none of us should EVER forget. 10 years ago a faceless coward, the one we are still fighting, attacked a peaceful nation. I still remember what happened that day. I was living in Iceland at … Read more

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24JUL2011 MSgt Joel Weber

Ramblings of a Deployed MindFrom the confines of Camp Leatherneck ALMAR/ALFAM/ALFNDS, Another week down in the dirty hood, the A-Stan, The Stan, or as you all call it, Afghanistan. As usual, the busy bee didn’t notice how fast the week went. Overall, I give the week a B+, as it could’ve been worse, but it … Read more

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20JUL2011 MSgt Joel Weber

Ramblings of a Deployed MindFrom the confines of Camp Leatherneck ALMAR/ALFAM/ALFNDS, As Slim Shady said, “Guess who’s back, back again!”  That’s two thumbs pointing to this guy!  After a brief, overwhelming, and abrupt stop to my “Ramblings”, I’m back kicking it JVille (deployed) style.  Things in Lejeune FWD (FOB Leatherneck) are going swimmingly.  We are … Read more

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26JUN2011 MSgt Joel Weber

Ramblings of a Deployed MindFrom the confines of Camp Leatherneck ALMAR/ALFAM/ALFNDS, Everyone is going to get sick of hearing this, but this week WENT BY quick as hell. I’m not sure where it went, but it’s gone. It’s another very warm, very bright, and very dusty filled day here in Camp Leatherneck, Afghanistan. MSGT JOEL … Read more

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19JUN2011 MSgt Joel Weber

Ramblings of a Deployed Mind (Father’s Day Edition)From the confines of Camp Leatherneck It’s another Sunday in the A-Stan…no it’s not; it’s freaking FATHER’S DAY! HAPPY FATHER’S DAY DAD, I LOVE YOU. You raised a pretty awesome kid in me, if I do say so myself. I got your Father’s Day box by the way…AWESOME!! … Read more

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