This was the staging area for us to wait several hours before we would drive over to the air-strip where we would wait many more hours, and everyone said their tearful goodbyes to Loved ones. It was here, in this grassy lot, where I learned that my cellular service had been disconnected earlier than I'd anticipated.
SSG Peck waits.
Sgt. Morris speaks to his kids.
Me and Olsen, bide the time with itchy grass butt.