May 19, 2006
“He's dead, ma'am”
Here's my mental image of the week.
US military presence in Horn of Africa grows
CAMP LEMONIER, Djibouti- Surrounded by lush green mountains in rural southern Ethiopia, U.S. Charge d' Affaires Ambassador to Ethiopia Vicki Huddleston grips the gun and fires into a plywood target. The M4 machine gun kicks slightly, and she turns to the small crowd of soldiers and officers standing behind her, smiling. “Did I hit anything?” she asks. “You hit his throat,” a soldier replies, stifling good-natured laughter. “He's dead, ma'am.”
Read more at the Sub Saharan Informer.
UPDATE: Why make do with a mental image when you can see it all in the flesh on Things We Should Have Written Down.
Posted by aheavens at May 19, 2006 1:18 PM