Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan

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John W.
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Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan

Post by John W. » Mon Sep 14, 2009 4:30 am

Greetings fellows, just logging on for the first time. Been deployed here in Afghanistan for a few months and am sober and crazy. Meditation and prayer are part of the morning ritual, life is good. Just looking to hear from some sober brothers.

- Semper Fi

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Post by Karl R » Mon Sep 14, 2009 5:01 am

It's great to have you with us. It's always wonderful to have another sober brother with us. You're needed here. We're here 24/7 with members from around the world. It's truly a great place.

and....thanks for your service by the way.


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Post by Jim 725 » Mon Sep 14, 2009 6:14 am

I was on active duty when I got sober, and at three and a half months was transferred to a duty station where I was the only (known) member of AA. It was suggested I use the Big Book and the suggester's Higher Power (I didn't have one of my own), and this kept me sober and reasonably happy until I got back to live meetings. Note, I was told to USE the Big Book, not just read it or study it.
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Post by Layne » Mon Sep 14, 2009 7:32 am

Backatcha jhwalter :D You are in Afghanistan, you are sober, life is good. Great example of the program of AA in action. Thanks for the inspiration and your service to our country.

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Post by tasman » Mon Sep 14, 2009 10:57 am

Welcome bro :lol:

This is a great place to get support. Don't be a stranger.

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Post by Ken_the_Geordie » Mon Sep 14, 2009 11:00 am

Welcome, Semper!

I hope you're keeping safe in Afganistan; it doesn't look much fun over there.


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Re: Camp Dwyer, Afghanistan

Post by LetgoJoe » Mon Sep 14, 2009 10:27 pm

jhwalter wrote:- Semper Fi
Do or Die!

Too cool how that applies so closely related to a good attitude for me for looking at this program. Try to be "Always Faithful" and Do them steps or die, hoorah! (Or at least be pretty miserable for this alcoholic anyway). No negative implications there - just trying to work in the semper fi, do or die thing. :wink:

It is awesome to see you here jhwalter. Thanks for serving! Looking forward to hearing more from you.
Honesty gets us sober, tolerance keeps us sober. ~Bill W.

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Post by sobercow » Mon Sep 14, 2009 11:47 pm

You are in my prayers.

Goodbye Milky Way;Hello Sober Day.

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