Dispatches from FOBistan: Dusk

by Joshua Foust on 3/17/2009 · 3 comments


FOB Salerno, when the gloaming hits. Taken 3/17/2009.


Sal has a lot of trees.


And a lot of planes—that one is a C-130.


It is laid out very simply.


And of course, has delicious oranges.

More to come…


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{ 3 comments }

Carson March 17, 2009 at 3:20 pm

Is that an outhouse in that last picture?

Erin March 18, 2009 at 12:11 pm

Just read an important report. Don’t eat the candy or almonds there. Nice pics!

TCHe March 19, 2009 at 9:02 am

Beautiful.
I think I’ve mentioned it before but … envy! 😉

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