The tents are cooled by roaring tornados of air conditioning, thanks to equipment fueled by gasoline that costs the Army about $400 per gallon to import. It takes fuelers three to four hours every day to refill all the giant generators that keep the cold air coming, so I felt guilty when, to prevent shivering in my sleep, I stuffed my towel into the ducts suspended from the ceiling of my tent.Read the entire article here.
Wednesday, August 04, 2010
A fascinating article by a woman embedded with the Army in Afghanistan. Skip the first five paragraphs and go straight to the story. Anecdotes like this abound:
Posted by Eric at 10:05 PM