November 19, 2003, Iraq:
It is my week on QRF (Quick Reaction Force) and an announcement goes through the tent for us to gear up and be ready for a briefing in ten minutes. I jump off my cot and hurry up to suit up and grab my weapon, the M-249, Squad Automatic Weapon, aka, the SAW.
"Put the Truck in Gear and Drive--Micah Owen,"
Journal of Military Experience: Vol. 1
, Article 13.
Available at: http://encompass.eku.edu/jme/vol1/iss1/13