Some things don't change. Sure, the year is different and the location is different. It's still young faces, showing happiness, fatique, a bond that difficult to understand, relief and the loss of a compatriot.
In the words of an unknown warrior of a time past;
If you were never there, there are no words to explain.
these really resonate with me b/c i have a nephew over there, and a son who's seriously considering the military as a career (army, tho i'm trying to talk him into air force--but he's gotta be a tough guy.... ).