The AP discovers blogging. The antique news media of almost fossilized dinosaurs tries to learn a new dog and pony trick. Antonio Castaneda AP is embedded with Regimental Combat Team 7 in western Iraq and he has a--mention of one of my favorite units the war pig drivers of hell and fury---First LAR.
SUNDAY, Feb. 26, 9:39 p.m. local
KARABILAH, Iraq---During a foot patrol, a few Marines explained those things that maintained their spirits. "Hot showers, hot food, TV, Internet," said one Marine. "Mail. Mail is definitely one of the biggest morale boosters you can get," added Lance Cpl. Michael Surber, 19, of Kenosha, Wisc., assigned to the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance battalion. I'd seen dozens of troops tear open those standard white U.S. Postal Service boxes like Christmas gifts.
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