I can’t tell you where this was shot. Not because it’s a secret. I really have no idea where we were then. Well I did have GPS coordinates.
One of my happiest moments at the Italian cantina on the main ISAF post downtown near the Presidential Palace. I have a Coke, a pizza is on the way, and the pub cat crawled into my lap for a little affection.
My recruiting poster shot above the Salang Tunnel through the Hindu-Kush Mountains. Photo taken by LTC Hopper Smith.
Standing in front of the Afghan Air Force Mi-17 (looks like a Mi-8, but it isn’t, trust me.)