Wednesday, June 08, 2011

God hates Camp Shelby too

After 6 long months, most of us in the 1st BCT, 34th ID came to hate Camp Shelby in central Mississippi.  Normally a miserable place, it was made worse by the passage of Hurricane Katrina in 2005 just a month before we got there for mob training.  We spent the next months hearing excuses for the poor state of the base with the endless mantra- "We had a hurricane here, ya know".

So color me surprised that apparently God hates Camp Shelby as well when I heard that a lightening strike injures 77.  Of course it is only slightly more surprising that the Air Force was training outside.  During inclement weather.  Without air conditioning.

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