JR Ancheta and I have just returned from three days with Bravo Company. We’ve been out on patrol. All the soldiers returned safely and JR and I were grateful for the time we got to spend with them.

I have a story to finish for the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner today, our third in a series of four we’ve promised from the field. And I have interviews with Command Sgt. Major Bowen and some of the women soldiers with the Female Engagement Team to conduct today for my fourth story.

Bear with me, I have more photos and blog posts I want to share. Writing for this blog comes after reporting and doing my stories for publication.

Thanks for your patronage…and your patience.