Back in the Saddle
Jun 25, 2010
It’s been awhile since I’ve posted an update. That was by design. On Sunday I returned from Ft. Benning, where I was on active duty orders to attend OCS (officer candidate school). On Thursday, Sept. 2 I was commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant in the United States Army Infantry, assigned to the Minnesota National Guard, 34th Infantry Division.
My current assignment is platoon leader for B CO, 2/135 Infantry Battalion. We are a light infantry battalion, many of whom will bedeploying to Kuwait in March, 2010. During my three months at OCS, I was not permitted to update this website, as I was in an active duty capacity and I had filed for a partisan office. This triggered an existing Department of Defense Directive and, thus, compelled my silence. Now, however, I am free to wax poetic in this...