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Monday, February 28, 2011


I'm sitting here at the San Antonio airport getting ready to begin the long journey.  It's going to be about 36 hours in transit before I arrive in Djibouti.  It will be very surreal arriving in a place I never thought I'd see again.  I'll try to post again during the layover in Johannesburg.


  1. Hi, I have been following your blog for awhile and I must say that it is extrememly interesting. I am applying for a civilian job with DOD that is located in Djibouti. I was wondering could you email me about how the living conditions are on the base. I think I will be staying at Camp lemonneir. My email is

    thanks so much,

  2. Hey, Kayla! Thanks for the comments above. Please give me a few days to respond though because I'm not thinking clearly right now for obvious reasons. This is an unbelievably long trip! I hope you get a better route.