Real Talk: Ask an American

  Living abroad for the past 6 months, I come to one conclusion: Hollywood might be more powerful than Obama. Traveling through all of my pit stops, I can enter any store and hear American music playing. Enter any movie theater and see American movies. English may be spoken widely for this reason. I continuously am…

Until a later date, Djibouti

Tonight marks the end of my 14-week stay in Djibouti. The saying “Time flies by when you are having fun” is fitting. I took a blink and my time in Djibouti somehow went by without even noticing. I found great friendships in Djibouti. I have grown as a person when my ideals were challenged. I laughed when I…

Deployment 101: Camp Lemonnier

When I wrote down Djibouti as an interested intern posting, I knew Camp Lemonnier is the only American military base in all of Africa, but I never imagined the amount of collaboration I would do on Camp.Besides my cousin’s air force stories and my father’s few navy years, my military knowledge was very little. To…