On the afternoon of 24 July 2011 I was informed by my company commander that I had been tasked to fly to Forward Operating Base (FOB) Blessing, near the village of Nagalam in Pech River Valley, Afghanistan. My task was to conduct a relief in place with my company executive officer
"Not Our Day to Die--Pirtpal S. Dhillon,"
Journal of Military Experience: Vol. 2
, Article 39.
Available at: http://encompass.eku.edu/jme/vol2/iss2/39