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Answered 2008-01-15 08:12:19

Stand Guard, load magazines, clean weapons, sleep, write home, eat, sweat (its hot there), get wet (it rains there), dig deeper fox holes, read mail, plant claymores (mines), and one other thing PRAY.

Some soldiers got involved with the local women and community.

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