Dateline: March 9, 2008
Camp Ramadi, al Anbar Province
By Command Sergeant Major Larry Johnson
Twenty days remain of the final tour of
I’ll also be sad to lose contact with 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor, 3rd Infantry Division from
As I look back now, time seemed to tick by very quickly and it hardly seems possible that an entire year has passed. I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone that supported me throughout my tour. Your thoughtfulness and prayers certainly carried me through some dark times. Thank you.
My military future is still in question. I have not heard from a number 0f opportunities that I approached as a follow on assignment. If I do not catch something new, I will return to the 393rd Military Police Battalion CID (Criminal Investigation Division), 6th MP Group, Ft Lewis, WA.
Presently, my rank and pay grade are a real budget buster for many assignments that would be a good fit for me personally. I will be able to retire with 30 years of service after January 11, 2009. So we shall see what is in store for me soon.
Remember, “Your passion must exceed your fear”. I’ll drop a final line once I return stateside to tie up any loose ends.