On top of the grim situation in New Orleans, he's more bad news and evidence of sinking morale in Iraq:
Well the latest update I can give you is that a Bradley Fighting Vehicle was hit by a landmine. It messed up the vehicle. The driver was wounded, the gunner has a broken back and the vehicle commander has slight wounds. But no deaths. If you all happen to see the video of the Kiowa helicopter going down its not true about it malfunctioning. What happened is the pilots both got shot. One was shot five times, once in the head and the other pilot was shot but was able to safely ground it. The video does not show the shooting. But if you look closely the pilot on the near side is dead.
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We have had more deaths and injuries this time then last time over here. By the way, everytime we end up raiding the towns, they happen to find out and all the bad people leave. So we end up having to raid the same town over and over. Barely catching the right people we need to. My question is always, "how do the civilians already know when we are going to raid, and what times and dates?" There is a leak somewhere and no one can do anything about it.More people will die because of this.It gives the bad guys a chance to set up the traps and other things they need to before we actually hit them.
I wish I could understand why we are over here. I really wish that we leave this country and they blow up this country.
I will write you all again.