The Worst Day of My Life

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Personal Experience Monograph
SSG John Webb
The Worst Day of My Life
20 October 2012
ALC Class 001-13
Unclassified

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Abstract………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………1 Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..1 Description of events………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….1 Outcomes……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………4 Lessons……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….5 Conclusion………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….5

Abstract

The following passage is a recollection of events from a sniper incident that happened on 3 March 2007. I was assigned to D Co 1-8 cav, and we were located in Northern Baghdad. I will go over the sequence of events, also the outcome of the situation. I will also go over the lessons learned from what transpired that day. I will conclude the Passage with a brief description of all that was gone over in the PEM.

Introduction
The Worst Day of My Life
My name is John Webb, I am going to try to explain the worst experience, I think a person in this world should have to deal with. In the early morning of March 3, 2007 in Northern Baghdad, Iraq, This would be the day that I would have to watch my friend die. Description of events

It all started about 0600 that morning waking up in the crusty old cement barracks of FOB(Forward Operating Base) Rhustuimia (pronounced Rust-a-mia). I roll out of my bunk bed that looks like it was made in the 1980’s barely standing, only for my TV and my chair underneath keeping it up. I climb into my boots and uniform still sweaty and stinky from the night before, and make my way outside to my o’l trusty M1151 waiting for me. I realize that today is going to be an exceedingly hot day because the sun is barley cresting the horizon and the temperature is well over One Hundred degrees, sweat already beading down my forehead and down my back. Good thing I got the A/C fixed the previous week or I...
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