God love 'em...they don't get the respect they deserve...and no one ever talks about them unless they fail to do their jobs.
The drivers don’t usually stop to talk — just get some gasoline and head on their way.
“People going north are just like we were,” said Staff Sgt. Christopher Burl, a member of the company’s 2nd Platoon. “They’re nervous and don’t know what to expect. Guys going south are pretty darn happy.”
That’s because they’re heading out of Iraq, into Kuwait on their way home. The 439th should be joining them soon. They’ve been in country since the last days of May.