Have you e-mailed an Eph serving in harms way yet? Well, you really should. JR Rahill ’88, call sign Wily, is flying F-16’s in Iraq. He writes:

We’ve been very busy over here, 24/7 ops, lots of fighting, our job is to support the marines, army, Iraqi Guard and coalition forces on the ground. Can’t wait to get home, miss my wife and boys a lot.

I’ve got a lot of respect for the marines, have worked with them a lot, those guys are hard-core. I really feel for all of the guys on the ground, they are living in some brutal conditions, hot, dirty, getting shot at all the time, fighting an elusive enemy who doesn’t like to make direct contact but mostly uses rockets, mortars, RPGs and IEDs. I’m not sure what the solution to this conflict is, but it’s got to be straightened out politically, and we’ve got to get the security situation in hand before we can hand it off and get out of there.

JR, aka Wily

You can e-mail JR at john.rahill _at_ auab.aorcentaf.af.mil. If you haven’t yet, why not?

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