Tag: one-eight

by Matt Farwell

Over the weekend we learned that someone, somewhere, decided that Basetrack’s journalists would have to go. So after we posted up the letter, we scratched our heads and wondered why. Actually, we’re still wondering, especially since we received this note from the Marine Corps public affairs office in Afghanistan: Teru, Good chatting with you.  As […] more »

by Teru Kuwayama

Safi Airways flight 4Q-52. Sept 28, 2010 at 20:00 GMT-Zulu — I’m airborne and en route to link up with First Battalion, Eighth Marine Regiment (a.k.a. “one-eight,” the subject of our Knight News Challenge grant), in southern Afghanistan. We’re at cruising altitude, somewhere between Hungary and Turkey, on a civilian flight into Kabul. The first […] more »