Alabama NewsCenter — Afghanistan not a failure but a distant memory for Alabama veteran

| November 12, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

By Michael Tomberlin

I returned home from my last deployment to Afghanistan in the spring of 2013 and I can honestly say that not a single day has gone by since where I haven’t thought about the place or its people or those I served with.

Some days I think about all three. Some nights I dream about them. Some nights, I have nightmares.

I watched one of those nightmares play out on the news in the chaotic way the U.S. left Afghanistan and in the way the Taliban once again took control of the country.

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