by Art Cerf
The troops were nervous but well prepared…insertion at 0900 hours.
Intel had warned the enemy might already be in the area, so they must be prepared to fight from the instant they land.
However, the insertion went well, giving the troops time to examine the entire area, set up defensive positions and locate good ambush sites. They’d need to since they were told there would be no more troops coming for three weeks so they had to hold no matter what!
“Now that wasn’t so bad,” said the nurse as she withdrew the needle from the injection area and placed a bandage on his arm.
“No, not so bad at all,” said the recipient. “See you in three weeks.”