Category Archives: Iraq

This Ain’t Hell Blog founder dead of Heart Attack. Bye Bye bottom dweller

It came to my attention that John Lilyea (a former army vet), founder of the blog This Ain’t Hell passed away recently due to a heart attack he also had a long (and hopefully painful) battle with ALS. This is the … Continue reading

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They Died Defending a Far Off Piece of Real Estate

I repost this blog every October 3rd, in memory of my brother-in-law and good friend who were killed in Iraq on this day in 2006.  They were assessing how to repair a power station that had been blown up by … Continue reading

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The Dark Side Of Contracting Overseas Featured In Spotter Up

Please check out my latest blog piece over at Spotter Up.  In it I discuss the impact on contractors that are injured overseas while operating in High-Risk Areas such as Iraq or Afghanistan.  I personally went through the ordeal after … Continue reading

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They died defending a far off piece of real estate

I wrote about this several years ago and thought it prudent to repost it again. Today marks the tenth anniversary that my former brother-in-law and good friend were killed in the same vehicle in Iraq.  I can’t believe it’s been 10 … Continue reading

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