one of the soldiers in my unit died last monday, i feel bad not being able to attend the burial detail, best thing it's ASUs, and i can't find my god damn tie, nor do i have my new rank sewn on so i'd look like crap.
among other things like having work sunday and dentist appointment monday...
Battle is a pure form of expression. It is heart and discipline, reduced to movement and motion. In battle, the words are swept away, giving way to actions-- mercy, sacrifice, anger, fear. These are pure moments of expression.