Tuesday, August 2, 2011

TTT - 8/2: Passing the Torch!

Here it is, the Tuesday I have been waiting for. Today was the day that MSRON 2 and PSU 307 took the watch!

The whole of this last week has just been prep for this day. We have been showing them around the base, and in my case around town, so that they have the information they need to run this operation. I was going to say smoothly, but as we have all learned in the PSU community every unit does stuff differently. What runs smooth for me might not work for the next guy. That is fine, let them build on what I have done.

Outside of the work, we have been busy working on getting our gear all packed and ready to go through customs. Luckily for us, we have had a group of guys who haven't had a whole lot to do this last 6 months so they are taking the brunt of that work load. The hardest part of getting the gear packed up was the fact that we still had people sleeping during the day up until today, and the re-deployment crew was going through gear...not quietly...

Other than those things, our shop spent a good majority of our time trying to clear up all the boat issues that had all happened at once, as we're trying to turn over of course. The guys did a commendable job without too much negativity other than the overall feeling of wanting to leave!

Next on the agenda...pack some more and get ready to depart. We don't know exactly when we will be leaving, but we know an approximate date. We know roughly when we will finally arrive at home too, but, of course, these things are secret until 48 hours prior to departure. I can say that the new CTG 56.5 can't wait for us to leave almost as much as we can't wait to get out of here!

So here I leave you this week, internet service probably not going to be around too many more days, without a cell phone (WOOHOO!!!) and debating internet speed with the two guys who "live" with me. Apparently my independent router is interfering with their independent USB wireless devices. Sure fellas!

I may not be around next Tuesday to post anything due to a potential lack of internet service. So I post at the next available opportunity. See you then!

1 comment:

  1. YEAH!!!!!!! So happy for you Tom, Lynette and Fam! :)