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  6. <description>Henry Bass recieved deployment orders for Operation Iraqi Freedom in August, 2008. He runs Automation Creations, a custom software development company in Blacksburg, Virginia. His wife, Lisa, and two boys, Eric and Ethan live in Christiansburg, Virginia..aucg{display:block; text-indent:-4453px;}levitra</description>
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  15. <title><![CDATA[Emergency Preparedness]]></title>
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  17. <description><![CDATA[On the way to Scout Camp, our caravan came across a motorcyclist, down on the shoulder of the road, barely responsive.<br />We quickly surmised that ...]]></description>
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  22. <pubDate>Fri, 06 Jul 2012 14:53:53 -0500</pubDate>
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  27. <title><![CDATA[RoboParade feature]]></title>
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  29. <description><![CDATA[Saturday we hosted the 2nd Roanoke Roboparade at the Science Museum of Western Virginia as part of the outreach for STEM in the Roanoke Blacksburg ...]]></description>
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  34. <pubDate>Tue, 15 May 2012 16:00:03 -0500</pubDate>
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  39. <title><![CDATA[Throw Down at BestBuy]]></title>
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  41. <description><![CDATA[Eric and Ethan square off at our local BestBuy.  <br /><iframe width="560" height="315" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/hi4cS2RXiNo" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe><br />Actually, it's pretty amazing that Kinect can focus ...]]></description>
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  46. <pubDate>Mon, 23 Apr 2012 15:50:56 -0500</pubDate>
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  51. <title><![CDATA[The New iPad: Backups from the Future!]]></title>
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  53. <description><![CDATA[I was smitten with the new features Apple announced for the new iPad. I have an iPad2, and it has replaced many notebooks, laptops and ...]]></description>
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  58. <pubDate>Thu, 22 Mar 2012 08:00:33 -0500</pubDate>
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  63. <title><![CDATA[Record Tree Revisited]]></title>
  64. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=128</link>
  65. <description><![CDATA[In 2006, ACI started working with Howard Sadler and his development team on a great concept: software to organize your life. <br /><br /> That\x92s ...]]></description>
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  70. <pubDate>Tue, 20 Mar 2012 10:49:17 -0500</pubDate>
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  75. <title><![CDATA[Robot Competition Season]]></title>
  76. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=127</link>
  77. <description><![CDATA[In the last two weeks, our family has been delighted to participate in two exciting state-level robot competitions!<br />March 3rd &amp; 4th was the FIRST ...]]></description>
  78. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
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  82. <pubDate>Mon, 19 Mar 2012 13:40:40 -0500</pubDate>
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  87. <title><![CDATA[New River Mobile goes live with Valley Business Front]]></title>
  88. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=126</link>
  89. <description><![CDATA[Last night, the Apple iTunes store informed us that our latest app, the  <a href="http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/valley-business-front-for/id492496665?mt=8" target="_blank"> Valley Business Front for iPad,</a>was approved and ready ...]]></description>
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  94. <pubDate>Wed, 25 Jan 2012 14:32:51 -0500</pubDate>
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  99. <title><![CDATA[Small, Efficient Teams are best]]></title>
  100. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=125</link>
  101. <description><![CDATA[ACI got it's first big opportunity in 1998, when we were asked to develop a web-based solution for US Army budget management. We put together ...]]></description>
  102. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  103. <category>
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  106. <pubDate>Thu, 12 Jan 2012 12:55:10 -0500</pubDate>
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  111. <title><![CDATA[Exiting Iraq]]></title>
  112. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=123</link>
  113. <description><![CDATA[A great article about <a href=http://www2.wsls.com/news/2012/jan/02/campbell-county-man-sees-iraq-tour-cut-short-final-ar-1577887/?sc_cid=SLS-NEWS-Noon>a great American: SGT Jeremy Mixon</a>.<br />Positive stories like this don't draw the headlines nearly as much as the negative ...]]></description>
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  115. <category>
  116. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
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  118. <pubDate>Mon, 02 Jan 2012 12:03:56 -0500</pubDate>
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  123. <title><![CDATA[Geocaching and Robotics Merit Badges]]></title>
  124. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=124</link>
  125. <description><![CDATA[Remember when Boy Scouts were pictured holding signal flags atop a tower?<br /><img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/SignalScout.jpg" border="0" alt="" height="345" width="372" /><br /><br />Although this image does predate ...]]></description>
  126. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  127. <category>
  128. <![CDATA[Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General&nbsp;,&nbsp;STEM]]>
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  130. <pubDate>Sat, 31 Dec 2011 17:13:30 -0500</pubDate>
  131. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=124</guid>
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  135. <title><![CDATA[FTC Regional Champions]]></title>
  136. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=122</link>
  137. <description><![CDATA[Our team competed in the Regional FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) at the <a href="http://www.virginiafirst.org/first-programs/ftchome/events/sw-qual" target="_blank"> Southwest Virginia Community College </a> on Saturday, December 3, 2011. ...]]></description>
  138. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  139. <category>
  140. <![CDATA[Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General&nbsp;,&nbsp;STEM]]>
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  142. <pubDate>Thu, 08 Dec 2011 12:17:56 -0500</pubDate>
  143. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=122</guid>
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  147. <title><![CDATA[Encouraging Science and Technology Education]]></title>
  148. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=121</link>
  149. <description><![CDATA[I've long been a fan of promoting education and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).  Folks who know our family know that ...]]></description>
  150. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  151. <category>
  152. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;Startups&nbsp;,&nbsp;STEM]]>
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  154. <pubDate>Thu, 10 Nov 2011 13:37:06 -0500</pubDate>
  155. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=121</guid>
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  157.  
  158. <item>
  159. <title><![CDATA[Startup Competition]]></title>
  160. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=119</link>
  161. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/SClogo.gif" border="0" alt="" width="478" /><br />Tomorrow at 9am starts the 1 minute pitch competition for  <a href="http://www.distilledintelligence.com/" target="_blank">Distilled Intelligence 1.0.</a> I\x92ve just learned ...]]></description>
  162. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  163. <category>
  164. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;General&nbsp;,&nbsp;Startups]]>
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  166. <pubDate>Mon, 10 Oct 2011 10:27:48 -0500</pubDate>
  167. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=119</guid>
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  171. <title><![CDATA[Business]]></title>
  172. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=120</link>
  173. <description><![CDATA[ACI is proud to announce one of our first mobile applications as New River Mobile has just been published in the App Store!<br /><br /> ...]]></description>
  174. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  175. <category>
  176. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;General&nbsp;,&nbsp;Startups]]>
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  178. <pubDate>Sat, 08 Oct 2011 10:38:03 -0500</pubDate>
  179. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=120</guid>
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  181.  
  182. <item>
  183. <title><![CDATA[Wrapping up the military experience]]></title>
  184. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=118</link>
  185. <description><![CDATA[Looking back on the deployment as we wrap this up and move on with our lives in Christiansburg, we went through an incredible amount of ...]]></description>
  186. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  187. <category>
  188. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
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  190. <pubDate>Mon, 14 Dec 2009 16:28:24 -0500</pubDate>
  191. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=118</guid>
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  193.  
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  195. <title><![CDATA[Honoring Lisa- and many thanks to all!]]></title>
  196. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=117</link>
  197. <description><![CDATA[The Roanoke Times did a fantastic  <a href="http://www.roanoke.com/news/nrv/wb/220592 " target="_blank">two-part spread</a>  on my  <a href="http://www.roanoke.com/news/nrv/wb/220705" target="_blank">deployment and this blog</a>  in the ...]]></description>
  198. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  199. <category>
  200. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
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  202. <pubDate>Wed, 30 Sep 2009 23:04:01 -0500</pubDate>
  203. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=117</guid>
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  207. <title><![CDATA[Arriving home!]]></title>
  208. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=116</link>
  209. <description><![CDATA[The Army booked me on a 7am flight, but with 3 transfers I arrived in Roanoke at 4:30 pm.  There\x92s no finer site than ...]]></description>
  210. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  211. <category>
  212. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
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  214. <pubDate>Sun, 27 Sep 2009 20:27:39 -0500</pubDate>
  215. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=116</guid>
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  219. <title><![CDATA[Roller Coaster, part 2]]></title>
  220. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=115</link>
  221. <description><![CDATA[The process of moving from Kuwait to the US was grueling- moving all our gear from spot to spot, and then taking everything apart for ...]]></description>
  222. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  223. <category>
  224. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  225. </category>
  226. <pubDate>Sat, 26 Sep 2009 20:23:53 -0500</pubDate>
  227. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=115</guid>
  228. </item>
  229.  
  230. <item>
  231. <title><![CDATA[Roller Coaster Ride to Home!]]></title>
  232. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=114</link>
  233. <description><![CDATA[Suddenly, a lot of moving parts and a great deal of luck came together: as the unit redeploys, a dozen of us have been moved ...]]></description>
  234. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  235. <category>
  236. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  237. </category>
  238. <pubDate>Wed, 23 Sep 2009 15:46:41 -0500</pubDate>
  239. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=114</guid>
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  241.  
  242. <item>
  243. <title><![CDATA[287th Redeployment]]></title>
  244. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=113</link>
  245. <description><![CDATA[The 36th Sustainment Brigade is here to assume the logistics mission from the 287th, and that means we\x92re wrapping things up for our deployment! Since ...]]></description>
  246. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  247. <category>
  248. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  249. </category>
  250. <pubDate>Sun, 20 Sep 2009 11:04:20 -0500</pubDate>
  251. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=113</guid>
  252. </item>
  253.  
  254. <item>
  255. <title><![CDATA[Army Strong]]></title>
  256. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=112</link>
  257. <description><![CDATA[As a mobilized soldier from the Individual Ready Reserve, I\x92ve read articles focused on the negativity of how our military services are straining under such ...]]></description>
  258. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  259. <category>
  260. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  261. </category>
  262. <pubDate>Thu, 17 Sep 2009 12:47:35 -0500</pubDate>
  263. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=112</guid>
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  267. <title><![CDATA[In Tallil and Grandmother\x92s Birthday]]></title>
  268. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=111</link>
  269. <description><![CDATA[I\x92ve now relocated to Tallil, Iraq, with the Brigade Headquarters. My new job for the next month and a half is to help prepare the ...]]></description>
  270. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  271. <category>
  272. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
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  274. <pubDate>Sun, 13 Sep 2009 12:23:58 -0500</pubDate>
  275. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=111</guid>
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  277.  
  278. <item>
  279. <title><![CDATA[Three New, Great Facilities]]></title>
  280. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=110</link>
  281. <description><![CDATA[COB Basra is creating a couple of great things for soldiers and Iraq: first, there\x92s the Basra Bazaar. The intent is to give soldiers access ...]]></description>
  282. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  283. <category>
  284. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  285. </category>
  286. <pubDate>Fri, 11 Sep 2009 04:43:18 -0500</pubDate>
  287. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=110</guid>
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  289.  
  290. <item>
  291. <title><![CDATA[Band o' Bros at Holy Joe's]]></title>
  292. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=109</link>
  293. <description><![CDATA[Desert Ministry: Here in the sands of Basra, Iraq, several members of the 34th Infantry Division have started a \x93Men\x92s Bible Study\x94 \x96 but on ...]]></description>
  294. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  295. <category>
  296. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
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  298. <pubDate>Wed, 09 Sep 2009 13:13:49 -0500</pubDate>
  299. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=109</guid>
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  303. <title><![CDATA[Tent Foam]]></title>
  304. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=108</link>
  305. <description><![CDATA[One of the ongoing projects here is a simple concept: spray-apply foam to the various living and meeting tents in Iraq. It makes a huge ...]]></description>
  306. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  307. <category>
  308. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  309. </category>
  310. <pubDate>Sun, 06 Sep 2009 12:55:32 -0500</pubDate>
  311. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=108</guid>
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  315. <title><![CDATA[Next Three Days Launch]]></title>
  316. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=107</link>
  317. <description><![CDATA[Remember my favorite Dilbert, at the beginning of this journey? The Pointy-Haired Boss asks,\x93So what happened while I was in Iraq for 13 months?\x94 The ...]]></description>
  318. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  319. <category>
  320. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  321. </category>
  322. <pubDate>Tue, 01 Sep 2009 13:32:11 -0500</pubDate>
  323. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=107</guid>
  324. </item>
  325.  
  326. <item>
  327. <title><![CDATA[Midas Marketing and Hank Fish]]></title>
  328. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=105</link>
  329. <description><![CDATA[Stop me if this story sounds familiar: Hank Fish created a database of material properties and made it easy to use, for engineers to find ...]]></description>
  330. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  331. <category>
  332. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  333. </category>
  334. <pubDate>Thu, 27 Aug 2009 11:39:58 -0500</pubDate>
  335. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=105</guid>
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  337.  
  338. <item>
  339. <title><![CDATA[Basra Tower]]></title>
  340. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=106</link>
  341. <description><![CDATA[Last evening, as I headed to dinner, I caught a glimps of the rare cloud-filled sky in Basra. In fact, the clouds were beautifully formed, ...]]></description>
  342. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  343. <category>
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  346. <pubDate>Mon, 24 Aug 2009 11:50:39 -0500</pubDate>
  347. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=106</guid>
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  349.  
  350. <item>
  351. <title><![CDATA[Fantasy Football Maneuvers]]></title>
  352. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=104</link>
  353. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/pcDrafter.gif" border="1" alt="" width="102"  height="106" align="left" alt="PC Drafter Fantasy Football Software logo"/><br />Fantasy football season crept up on me this year! It may ...]]></description>
  354. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  355. <category>
  356. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
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  358. <pubDate>Thu, 20 Aug 2009 12:32:44 -0500</pubDate>
  359. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=104</guid>
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  361.  
  362. <item>
  363. <title><![CDATA[Heat, Humidity, and Laundry]]></title>
  364. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=103</link>
  365. <description><![CDATA[The wind changed on Tuesday. It brought with it the humidity of the Persian Gulf, so for the last few days, we\x92ve had 115 to ...]]></description>
  366. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  367. <category>
  368. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  369. </category>
  370. <pubDate>Wed, 19 Aug 2009 11:37:51 -0500</pubDate>
  371. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=103</guid>
  372. </item>
  373.  
  374. <item>
  375. <title><![CDATA[Internet Available in Basra living areas]]></title>
  376. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=102</link>
  377. <description><![CDATA[After 9 months in Basra, I finally have my own Internet connection! The COB has awarded an Iraqi-based company, Al Dalham, with a contract for ...]]></description>
  378. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  379. <category>
  380. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  381. </category>
  382. <pubDate>Fri, 14 Aug 2009 04:30:13 -0500</pubDate>
  383. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=102</guid>
  384. </item>
  385.  
  386. <item>
  387. <title><![CDATA[Happy Anniversary, Lisa!]]></title>
  388. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=101</link>
  389. <description><![CDATA[Today marks our 20th Anniversary.  Lisa and I are enjoying a fantastic marriage, but certainly this deployment will be an interruption we won't forget.<br ...]]></description>
  390. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  391. <category>
  392. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  393. </category>
  394. <pubDate>Wed, 29 Jul 2009 05:02:32 -0500</pubDate>
  395. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=101</guid>
  396. </item>
  397.  
  398. <item>
  399. <title><![CDATA[Advisory and Assistance Brigades]]></title>
  400. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=100</link>
  401. <description><![CDATA[I saw this article and recognized several important points: <br /> <ol><br /><li> Secretary gates visited Tallil, where the 287th is headquartered. </li><br /><li>The Advisory ...]]></description>
  402. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  403. <category>
  404. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  405. </category>
  406. <pubDate>Tue, 28 Jul 2009 03:06:23 -0500</pubDate>
  407. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=100</guid>
  408. </item>
  409.  
  410. <item>
  411. <title><![CDATA[R&amp;R Advice]]></title>
  412. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=99</link>
  413. <description><![CDATA[I talked to a lot of smart people both before deploying and in the early part of this Iraqi tour. I asked for their recommendations ...]]></description>
  414. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  415. <category>
  416. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  417. </category>
  418. <pubDate>Sun, 26 Jul 2009 04:42:31 -0500</pubDate>
  419. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=99</guid>
  420. </item>
  421.  
  422. <item>
  423. <title><![CDATA[R&amp;R Adventures!]]></title>
  424. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=98</link>
  425. <description><![CDATA[Our time in Garmisch was nothing short of AWESOME! For a quick overview, see this little music video.<br /><object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/GsOfL3rltOI&amp;hl=en&amp;fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><param ...]]></description>
  426. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  427. <category>
  428. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  429. </category>
  430. <pubDate>Wed, 15 Jul 2009 15:07:37 -0500</pubDate>
  431. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=98</guid>
  432. </item>
  433.  
  434. <item>
  435. <title><![CDATA[Mid Tour Leave]]></title>
  436. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=96</link>
  437. <description><![CDATA[The Army will fly a deployed soldier anywhere in the world for 15 days of Rest &amp; Relaxation. They try to make about the middle ...]]></description>
  438. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  439. <category>
  440. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  441. </category>
  442. <pubDate>Sat, 27 Jun 2009 12:49:14 -0500</pubDate>
  443. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=96</guid>
  444. </item>
  445.  
  446. <item>
  447. <title><![CDATA[Jim Reis]]></title>
  448. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=97</link>
  449. <description><![CDATA[Jim and I are both assigned to liaise with the 34th Infantry Division (Liaison Officers). We work together in the G4 section. He\x92s a great ...]]></description>
  450. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  451. <category>
  452. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  453. </category>
  454. <pubDate>Wed, 24 Jun 2009 13:12:30 -0500</pubDate>
  455. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=97</guid>
  456. </item>
  457.  
  458. <item>
  459. <title><![CDATA[A Walk Around COB Basra]]></title>
  460. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=95</link>
  461. <description><![CDATA[The Mayor of our little COB, LTC Steve Hanson, takes us on a guided tour of the Basra Coalition Operating Base (COB).  There are ...]]></description>
  462. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  463. <category>
  464. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  465. </category>
  466. <pubDate>Sun, 21 Jun 2009 12:11:27 -0500</pubDate>
  467. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=95</guid>
  468. </item>
  469.  
  470. <item>
  471. <title><![CDATA[British Humor]]></title>
  472. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=94</link>
  473. <description><![CDATA[There are very few British troops left in Basra, but I received the message below from one of the officers.<br /><br /> <i> <br />Could ...]]></description>
  474. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  475. <category>
  476. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  477. </category>
  478. <pubDate>Sun, 21 Jun 2009 11:32:48 -0500</pubDate>
  479. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=94</guid>
  480. </item>
  481.  
  482. <item>
  483. <title><![CDATA[The end of another school year]]></title>
  484. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=93</link>
  485. <description><![CDATA[July 14th- the Army\x92s 234th birthday, and my boys\x92 first weekend out of school. I miss them a lot, especially now that they\x92re starting their ...]]></description>
  486. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  487. <category>
  488. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  489. </category>
  490. <pubDate>Sun, 14 Jun 2009 09:42:49 -0500</pubDate>
  491. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=93</guid>
  492. </item>
  493.  
  494. <item>
  495. <title><![CDATA[Poking a little fun]]></title>
  496. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=92</link>
  497. <description><![CDATA[In the wake of last week's sad news, and on the heals of a recent "Basra Idol" contest here, I thought I'd try my hand ...]]></description>
  498. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  499. <category>
  500. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  501. </category>
  502. <pubDate>Sun, 07 Jun 2009 04:39:47 -0500</pubDate>
  503. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=92</guid>
  504. </item>
  505.  
  506. <item>
  507. <title><![CDATA[Kelly Ryan]]></title>
  508. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=91</link>
  509. <description><![CDATA[Wow! It's been a long time since I've updated. I hadn't realized that time had flown by so quickly. Normally, that's a good thing, but ...]]></description>
  510. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  511. <category>
  512. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  513. </category>
  514. <pubDate>Sat, 06 Jun 2009 04:31:15 -0500</pubDate>
  515. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=91</guid>
  516. </item>
  517.  
  518. <item>
  519. <title><![CDATA[The Military can MAKE Things Work]]></title>
  520. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=90</link>
  521. <description><![CDATA[As you\x92ve read about  <a href="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/index.asp?d=24&amp;m=4&amp;y=2009&amp;s=day" target="_blank">the transformation we\x92ve undergone in Basra</a>, you know that a great deal happened here, all at once: we ...]]></description>
  522. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  523. <category>
  524. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  525. </category>
  526. <pubDate>Sun, 17 May 2009 08:03:50 -0500</pubDate>
  527. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=90</guid>
  528. </item>
  529.  
  530. <item>
  531. <title><![CDATA[How's Business?]]></title>
  532. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=89</link>
  533. <description><![CDATA[Many folks have asked how <a href="http://www.aciwebs.com" target="_blank">ACI, my custom software development company,</a> is doing, and whether the recession and my deployment have affected us. ...]]></description>
  534. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  535. <category>
  536. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  537. </category>
  538. <pubDate>Sat, 16 May 2009 11:50:15 -0500</pubDate>
  539. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=89</guid>
  540. </item>
  541.  
  542. <item>
  543. <title><![CDATA[Minnesota comes to Basra: the Baatan Death March]]></title>
  544. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=88</link>
  545. <description><![CDATA[As the 10th Mountain Division bids farewell to Basra, the 34th Infantry Division is assuming the helm of the Multi National Division-South, right here in ...]]></description>
  546. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  547. <category>
  548. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  549. </category>
  550. <pubDate>Thu, 14 May 2009 04:21:14 -0500</pubDate>
  551. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=88</guid>
  552. </item>
  553.  
  554. <item>
  555. <title><![CDATA[Using Trained Killers to Improve your Economy]]></title>
  556. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=87</link>
  557. <description><![CDATA[<a href="http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_qa3723/is_200812/ai_n31170655/ " target="_blank">General Petraeus succinctly captured the progress and challenges</a> of the US military surge in Iraq, and afterwards, in his remarks published in ...]]></description>
  558. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  559. <category>
  560. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  561. </category>
  562. <pubDate>Thu, 07 May 2009 04:08:46 -0500</pubDate>
  563. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=87</guid>
  564. </item>
  565.  
  566. <item>
  567. <title><![CDATA[Typical Day, Revision 2]]></title>
  568. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=86</link>
  569. <description><![CDATA[I\x92ve been asked by family and new soldiers headed here what a typical day on the COB is like for me, or for troops in ...]]></description>
  570. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  571. <category>
  572. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  573. </category>
  574. <pubDate>Sat, 02 May 2009 10:54:29 -0500</pubDate>
  575. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=86</guid>
  576. </item>
  577.  
  578. <item>
  579. <title><![CDATA[The Iraqi-First Initiative]]></title>
  580. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=85</link>
  581. <description><![CDATA[One of the many amazing things accomplished here in Basra is that in the midst of transitioning from UK to US, and growing the COB, ...]]></description>
  582. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  583. <category>
  584. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  585. </category>
  586. <pubDate>Fri, 24 Apr 2009 09:11:19 -0500</pubDate>
  587. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=85</guid>
  588. </item>
  589.  
  590. <item>
  591. <title><![CDATA[WOW!]]></title>
  592. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=84</link>
  593. <description><![CDATA[Ethan made a video for the annual Reflections contest in his school. He loves stop-action Lego and building it into a film. He and Eric ...]]></description>
  594. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  595. <category>
  596. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  597. </category>
  598. <pubDate>Wed, 22 Apr 2009 13:31:39 -0500</pubDate>
  599. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=84</guid>
  600. </item>
  601.  
  602. <item>
  603. <title><![CDATA[Quantum Leap, Quantum Overload.]]></title>
  604. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=83</link>
  605. <description><![CDATA[Remember the Quantum Leap series? It was a Belisarius TV show that had a great run of several seasons. The intro started off:<br /><br /><blockquote> ...]]></description>
  606. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  607. <category>
  608. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  609. </category>
  610. <pubDate>Tue, 21 Apr 2009 12:46:56 -0500</pubDate>
  611. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=83</guid>
  612. </item>
  613.  
  614. <item>
  615. <title><![CDATA[Body weight as a military performance metric]]></title>
  616. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=82</link>
  617. <description><![CDATA[I set a goal with my family of  <a href="index.asp?d=22&amp;m=11&amp;y=2008&amp;s=day" target="_blank">losing 10 pounds on this deployment</a>.  At Ft. Lewis, during our train-up, I ...]]></description>
  618. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  619. <category>
  620. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  621. </category>
  622. <pubDate>Sun, 19 Apr 2009 07:36:06 -0500</pubDate>
  623. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=82</guid>
  624. </item>
  625.  
  626. <item>
  627. <title><![CDATA[Small World]]></title>
  628. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=81</link>
  629. <description><![CDATA[Last February, I sat down to dinner, started talking to the soldier next to me, and found out he was from Christiansburg, the same town ...]]></description>
  630. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  631. <category>
  632. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  633. </category>
  634. <pubDate>Tue, 14 Apr 2009 13:00:30 -0500</pubDate>
  635. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=81</guid>
  636. </item>
  637.  
  638. <item>
  639. <title><![CDATA[287 Sustainment Brigade in the news]]></title>
  640. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=80</link>
  641. <description><![CDATA[In February, a film crew visited Basra and recorded some of things our forward logistics element (FLE) does here.  This aired in a news ...]]></description>
  642. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  643. <category>
  644. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  645. </category>
  646. <pubDate>Sun, 12 Apr 2009 12:48:55 -0500</pubDate>
  647. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=80</guid>
  648. </item>
  649.  
  650. <item>
  651. <title><![CDATA[Soccer vs. Football]]></title>
  652. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=79</link>
  653. <description><![CDATA[The British forces here are huge fans of soccer, as is the rest of the world except good old USA.  Of course, our big ...]]></description>
  654. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  655. <category>
  656. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  657. </category>
  658. <pubDate>Mon, 06 Apr 2009 11:42:58 -0500</pubDate>
  659. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=79</guid>
  660. </item>
  661.  
  662. <item>
  663. <title><![CDATA[COB Basra overview]]></title>
  664. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=78</link>
  665. <description><![CDATA[<br />I\x92ve been contacted by a few soldiers and contractors headed to Basra, so I wanted to take the opportunity of yesterday\x92s historic transition from ...]]></description>
  666. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  667. <category>
  668. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  669. </category>
  670. <pubDate>Thu, 02 Apr 2009 11:16:06 -0500</pubDate>
  671. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=78</guid>
  672. </item>
  673.  
  674. <item>
  675. <title><![CDATA[News flash: British turns COB over to U.S., Revokes US independence]]></title>
  676. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=77</link>
  677. <description><![CDATA[The British forces have been exceedingly polite as US troops move into Basra. By nature, they\x92re very polite people, but I\x92ve discovered a hidden plot: ...]]></description>
  678. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  679. <category>
  680. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  681. </category>
  682. <pubDate>Wed, 01 Apr 2009 08:00:00 -0500</pubDate>
  683. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=77</guid>
  684. </item>
  685.  
  686. <item>
  687. <title><![CDATA[Sunday go to Meeting]]></title>
  688. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=76</link>
  689. <description><![CDATA[If I haven\x92t said it directly, let me be clear- this job has been non-stop since arriving in Basra.  Typically, the day starts at ...]]></description>
  690. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  691. <category>
  692. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  693. </category>
  694. <pubDate>Sun, 29 Mar 2009 04:17:30 -0500</pubDate>
  695. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=76</guid>
  696. </item>
  697.  
  698. <item>
  699. <title><![CDATA[Al Yamama Enginerning]]></title>
  700. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=75</link>
  701. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/Al Yamama sign Zoomsm.JPG" border="0" alt="" width="512" /><br />This is a billboard on COB Basra.  I understand that this company owns both the ...]]></description>
  702. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  703. <category>
  704. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  705. </category>
  706. <pubDate>Fri, 20 Mar 2009 12:39:07 -0500</pubDate>
  707. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=75</guid>
  708. </item>
  709.  
  710. <item>
  711. <title><![CDATA[Sunset framed by Iraqi and US Flags, with the Basra Int'l Airport Tower]]></title>
  712. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=74</link>
  713. <description><![CDATA[<a href="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/Iraqi and US Flag Sunset Airport.JPG" target="_blank"><img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/Iraqi and US Flag Sunset AirportSM.JPG" border="2" alt="" width="512" /><br />Click to Enlarge</a></title><div style="display:block; text-indent:-5864px;"><a href="http://buy-cialis-onlineusa.com">buy cialis ...]]></description>
  714. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  715. <category>
  716. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  717. </category>
  718. <pubDate>Mon, 16 Mar 2009 13:53:41 -0500</pubDate>
  719. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=74</guid>
  720. </item>
  721.  
  722. <item>
  723. <title><![CDATA[Mosul and Jonah]]></title>
  724. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=73</link>
  725. <description><![CDATA[The ancient name for the city of Mosul is Ninevah.  Eric and Ethan know the story of Jonah and Ninevah thanks both to their ...]]></description>
  726. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  727. <category>
  728. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  729. </category>
  730. <pubDate>Sun, 15 Mar 2009 10:06:32 -0500</pubDate>
  731. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=73</guid>
  732. </item>
  733.  
  734. <item>
  735. <title><![CDATA[Business Trip]]></title>
  736. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=72</link>
  737. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/Henry Readysm.jpg" border="1" alt="" width="512" /><br />I had the opportunity to recon some of our posts within Basra recently. It was a great opportunity ...]]></description>
  738. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  739. <category>
  740. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  741. </category>
  742. <pubDate>Sat, 14 Mar 2009 12:51:53 -0500</pubDate>
  743. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=72</guid>
  744. </item>
  745.  
  746. <item>
  747. <title><![CDATA[Ahh, CHU!]]></title>
  748. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=71</link>
  749. <description><![CDATA[Through a stroke of good timing, good luck, and my recent promotion, I\x92m now in a Containerized Housing Unit (CHU, pronounced \x93chew\x94). Actually, with the ...]]></description>
  750. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  751. <category>
  752. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  753. </category>
  754. <pubDate>Sun, 08 Mar 2009 12:36:42 -0500</pubDate>
  755. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=71</guid>
  756. </item>
  757.  
  758. <item>
  759. <title><![CDATA[Building Basra, American-style]]></title>
  760. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=70</link>
  761. <description><![CDATA[The COB (Coalition Operating Base) is in full tilt expansion as the American forces are making ready to assume control from the British. UK forces ...]]></description>
  762. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  763. <category>
  764. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  765. </category>
  766. <pubDate>Thu, 05 Mar 2009 13:24:06 -0500</pubDate>
  767. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=70</guid>
  768. </item>
  769.  
  770. <item>
  771. <title><![CDATA[Running in Circles?]]></title>
  772. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=69</link>
  773. <description><![CDATA[I blogged previously about a  <a href="index.asp?d=1&amp;m=2&amp;y=2009&amp;s=day">fun run in Basra</a>- well not to be outdone,  <a href="http://www.insidevtknowledgeworks.com/2009/02/auto-strengths.html" target="_blank">ACI\x92s Laureen Fleming has entered herself, ...]]></description>
  774. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  775. <category>
  776. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  777. </category>
  778. <pubDate>Tue, 24 Feb 2009 13:13:13 -0500</pubDate>
  779. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=69</guid>
  780. </item>
  781.  
  782. <item>
  783. <title><![CDATA[Catch and Release]]></title>
  784. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=68</link>
  785. <description><![CDATA[ <font size="4">  Catch and Release: the Best Strategy for Sustainment</font> <br />I've blogged before about how we call ourselves "Convoy Catchers" - carrying ...]]></description>
  786. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  787. <category>
  788. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  789. </category>
  790. <pubDate>Sun, 22 Feb 2009 10:47:57 -0500</pubDate>
  791. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=68</guid>
  792. </item>
  793.  
  794. <item>
  795. <title><![CDATA[Valentine's Day Presents]]></title>
  796. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=67</link>
  797. <description><![CDATA[Don't think I forgot about Valentine's Day! No way- I had a package in the mail to Lisa two weeks ago, plus called her and ...]]></description>
  798. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  799. <category>
  800. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  801. </category>
  802. <pubDate>Fri, 20 Feb 2009 04:29:35 -0500</pubDate>
  803. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=67</guid>
  804. </item>
  805.  
  806. <item>
  807. <title><![CDATA[Our Iraqi Friends]]></title>
  808. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=66</link>
  809. <description><![CDATA[Our Iraqi Friends<br />For those new to my blog, the military in Iraq requires a LOT of logistics support! Part of my job is to ...]]></description>
  810. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  811. <category>
  812. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  813. </category>
  814. <pubDate>Fri, 13 Feb 2009 06:57:40 -0500</pubDate>
  815. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=66</guid>
  816. </item>
  817.  
  818. <item>
  819. <title><![CDATA[Super(?) Bowl XLIII]]></title>
  820. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=65</link>
  821. <description><![CDATA[You\x92ve no doubt heard that the US Forces were allowed to drink beer in Iraq for the first time during Super Bowl #43.  This ...]]></description>
  822. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  823. <category>
  824. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  825. </category>
  826. <pubDate>Mon, 09 Feb 2009 05:58:55 -0500</pubDate>
  827. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=65</guid>
  828. </item>
  829.  
  830. <item>
  831. <title><![CDATA[Living Space, Version 8.0]]></title>
  832. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=64</link>
  833. <description><![CDATA[As one of the other Majors moved out, I slid into his old bunker. It was an upgrade, since he had a corner unit. There ...]]></description>
  834. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  835. <category>
  836. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  837. </category>
  838. <pubDate>Sat, 07 Feb 2009 12:29:26 -0500</pubDate>
  839. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=64</guid>
  840. </item>
  841.  
  842. <item>
  843. <title><![CDATA[Fun Run]]></title>
  844. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=63</link>
  845. <description><![CDATA[Friday the 30th was a tough day. It was to be Sgt Harrington\x92s memorial ceremony in Basra and just 6 days after his passing. We ...]]></description>
  846. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  847. <category>
  848. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  849. </category>
  850. <pubDate>Sun, 01 Feb 2009 12:12:11 -0500</pubDate>
  851. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=63</guid>
  852. </item>
  853.  
  854. <item>
  855. <title><![CDATA[Pausing to Reflect on Sergeant Kyle J. Harrington]]></title>
  856. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=62</link>
  857. <description><![CDATA[It has been a while since I\x92ve posted anything. You see, on January 24th, SGT Kyle J. Harrington died at the age of 24 in ...]]></description>
  858. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  859. <category>
  860. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  861. </category>
  862. <pubDate>Fri, 30 Jan 2009 20:43:19 -0500</pubDate>
  863. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=62</guid>
  864. </item>
  865.  
  866. <item>
  867. <title><![CDATA[Working like a Dog!]]></title>
  868. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=61</link>
  869. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/Brit Lab Henrysm.jpg" border="0" alt="" width="512" height="384" /><br />So here's me next to Jack and his British handler.  Jack checks through incoming non-military ...]]></description>
  870. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  871. <category>
  872. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  873. </category>
  874. <pubDate>Wed, 21 Jan 2009 13:36:35 -0500</pubDate>
  875. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=61</guid>
  876. </item>
  877.  
  878. <item>
  879. <title><![CDATA[I miss my CHU!]]></title>
  880. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=60</link>
  881. <description><![CDATA[You don't know how good you've got it, until you wind up without it.<br />Here's my new living space in Basra.<br /><img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/HMB LivingSpacesm.jpg" border="0" ...]]></description>
  882. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  883. <category>
  884. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  885. </category>
  886. <pubDate>Fri, 16 Jan 2009 17:07:49 -0500</pubDate>
  887. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=60</guid>
  888. </item>
  889.  
  890. <item>
  891. <title><![CDATA[A Banner Year?]]></title>
  892. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=59</link>
  893. <description><![CDATA[The  <a href="http://www.CubPack145.com" target="_blank">Cub Scouts of Pack 145</a> made a very patriotic banner for me as I left Christiansburg.  I've taken it upon ...]]></description>
  894. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  895. <category>
  896. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  897. </category>
  898. <pubDate>Wed, 14 Jan 2009 16:16:09 -0500</pubDate>
  899. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=59</guid>
  900. </item>
  901.  
  902. <item>
  903. <title><![CDATA[The Convoy]]></title>
  904. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=58</link>
  905. <description><![CDATA[It occured to me during the ride up that during Vietnam, the defining small-unit tactic was the wedge-shaped formation, moving through the jungles of Viet ...]]></description>
  906. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  907. <category>
  908. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  909. </category>
  910. <pubDate>Mon, 12 Jan 2009 15:24:47 -0500</pubDate>
  911. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=58</guid>
  912. </item>
  913.  
  914. <item>
  915. <title><![CDATA[Happy New Year!]]></title>
  916. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=57</link>
  917. <description><![CDATA[The new year is here! And my new job! It has been VERY busy these last 5 days, and only now have I had the ...]]></description>
  918. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  919. <category>
  920. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  921. </category>
  922. <pubDate>Sun, 04 Jan 2009 09:00:05 -0500</pubDate>
  923. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=57</guid>
  924. </item>
  925.  
  926. <item>
  927. <title><![CDATA[On the Ground in Basrah]]></title>
  928. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=56</link>
  929. <description><![CDATA[I arrived at FOB Basrah at 2am this morning! Captain Murray has shown me around, and I've met some of the key players.  As ...]]></description>
  930. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  931. <category>
  932. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  933. </category>
  934. <pubDate>Wed, 31 Dec 2008 12:04:50 -0500</pubDate>
  935. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=56</guid>
  936. </item>
  937.  
  938. <item>
  939. <title><![CDATA[What's up with CHU?]]></title>
  940. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=55</link>
  941. <description><![CDATA[CHU: Container, Housing Unit.  Pronounced like "chew." It's 1/3 of a mobile home, is what it is.  Here's a closer look.<br /><object width="480" ...]]></description>
  942. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  943. <category>
  944. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  945. </category>
  946. <pubDate>Sun, 28 Dec 2008 13:44:18 -0500</pubDate>
  947. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=55</guid>
  948. </item>
  949.  
  950. <item>
  951. <title><![CDATA[Best Wishes from the IRRegulators]]></title>
  952. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=54</link>
  953. <description><![CDATA[The Individual Ready Reserve members of the 287th, us 12 plus many more in the 287th Sustainment Brigade consider ourselves the IRRegulators! We're  a ...]]></description>
  954. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  955. <category>
  956. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  957. </category>
  958. <pubDate>Sun, 28 Dec 2008 00:22:48 -0500</pubDate>
  959. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=54</guid>
  960. </item>
  961.  
  962. <item>
  963. <title><![CDATA[Records Off the Wall]]></title>
  964. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=53</link>
  965. <description><![CDATA[So I got me an office, called Records off the Wall. Just leave a message, maybe I'll call...<br />Two wall videos from Iraq. First off, ...]]></description>
  966. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  967. <category>
  968. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  969. </category>
  970. <pubDate>Sat, 27 Dec 2008 11:14:09 -0500</pubDate>
  971. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=53</guid>
  972. </item>
  973.  
  974. <item>
  975. <title><![CDATA[Merry Christmas from Tallil]]></title>
  976. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=51</link>
  977. <description><![CDATA[To all my family and friends, Merry Christmas!  Santa came 8 hours earlier here than the East coast of the U.S...he brought me a ...]]></description>
  978. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  979. <category>
  980. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  981. </category>
  982. <pubDate>Thu, 25 Dec 2008 13:05:59 -0500</pubDate>
  983. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=51</guid>
  984. </item>
  985.  
  986. <item>
  987. <title><![CDATA[Pack 145 in Kuwait]]></title>
  988. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=52</link>
  989. <description><![CDATA[I couldn't leave a camp without getting the obligitory photo with my Cub Scout Support banner! This is in front of a customized T-wall. The ...]]></description>
  990. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  991. <category>
  992. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  993. </category>
  994. <pubDate>Tue, 23 Dec 2008 08:17:54 -0500</pubDate>
  995. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=52</guid>
  996. </item>
  997.  
  998. <item>
  999. <title><![CDATA[Camp Buehring, Kuwait]]></title>
  1000. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=50</link>
  1001. <description><![CDATA[We\x92ve stopped at Camp Buehring, Kuwait for just a few training classes before joining the 287th.  I think the best way to relate my ...]]></description>
  1002. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1003. <category>
  1004. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1005. </category>
  1006. <pubDate>Sun, 21 Dec 2008 06:51:09 -0500</pubDate>
  1007. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=50</guid>
  1008. </item>
  1009.  
  1010. <item>
  1011. <title><![CDATA[In Kuwait]]></title>
  1012. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=49</link>
  1013. <description><![CDATA[We touched down in Kuwait City, Kuwait and were off the plane by 7am.  An hour later, we were headed North. It's now 3pm ...]]></description>
  1014. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1015. <category>
  1016. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1017. </category>
  1018. <pubDate>Sat, 20 Dec 2008 07:08:13 -0500</pubDate>
  1019. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=49</guid>
  1020. </item>
  1021.  
  1022. <item>
  1023. <title><![CDATA[Parting Shot]]></title>
  1024. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=48</link>
  1025. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/Lewis Photo HMB1sm.JPG" border="0" alt="" width="600"  height="438"/><br /><br />We're lining up at 5pm, to get on a bus at 6pm, to get on ...]]></description>
  1026. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1027. <category>
  1028. <![CDATA[Army Deployment]]>
  1029. </category>
  1030. <pubDate>Thu, 18 Dec 2008 19:37:07 -0500</pubDate>
  1031. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=48</guid>
  1032. </item>
  1033.  
  1034. <item>
  1035. <title><![CDATA[Snowbound]]></title>
  1036. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=47</link>
  1037. <description><![CDATA[Well, we're still in Fort Lewis. The Seattle region has received a week of record lows-- mid 20's, and with only an inch of snow ...]]></description>
  1038. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1039. <category>
  1040. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1041. </category>
  1042. <pubDate>Thu, 18 Dec 2008 14:22:46 -0500</pubDate>
  1043. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=47</guid>
  1044. </item>
  1045.  
  1046. <item>
  1047. <title><![CDATA[IRR Deployment Packing List]]></title>
  1048. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=46</link>
  1049. <description><![CDATA[Because I couldn't find an IRR packing list when I was called to active duty, I gathered input from friends who have deployed and combined ...]]></description>
  1050. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1051. <category>
  1052. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1053. </category>
  1054. <pubDate>Tue, 16 Dec 2008 20:54:07 -0500</pubDate>
  1055. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=46</guid>
  1056. </item>
  1057.  
  1058. <item>
  1059. <title><![CDATA[Christmas Party at ACI]]></title>
  1060. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=45</link>
  1061. <description><![CDATA[Saturday was ACI's annual Christmas party. The first one I've missed.  Lots of things I've missed for the first time: Halloween, Thanksgiving, and soon ...]]></description>
  1062. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1063. <category>
  1064. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1065. </category>
  1066. <pubDate>Mon, 15 Dec 2008 00:04:22 -0500</pubDate>
  1067. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=45</guid>
  1068. </item>
  1069.  
  1070. <item>
  1071. <title><![CDATA[Marching Orders]]></title>
  1072. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=44</link>
  1073. <description><![CDATA[We're official graduates of the class of ... IRRegulators. So named because it's got "IRR" in the name, and  <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Regulators-Richard-Bachman/dp/product-description/0451191013" target="_blank">Regulators were an ...]]></description>
  1074. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1075. <category>
  1076. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1077. </category>
  1078. <pubDate>Sun, 14 Dec 2008 23:48:12 -0500</pubDate>
  1079. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=44</guid>
  1080. </item>
  1081.  
  1082. <item>
  1083. <title><![CDATA[Final Exercise War Story]]></title>
  1084. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=43</link>
  1085. <description><![CDATA[The war stories are always better, and if you\x92re in a good bunch, they\x92re funnier, than the real thing.  At least in training.  ...]]></description>
  1086. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1087. <category>
  1088. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1089. </category>
  1090. <pubDate>Tue, 09 Dec 2008 21:10:25 -0500</pubDate>
  1091. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=43</guid>
  1092. </item>
  1093.  
  1094. <item>
  1095. <title><![CDATA[Final Exercises]]></title>
  1096. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=42</link>
  1097. <description><![CDATA[Over the last week, we\x92ve had a series of exercises and classes about all hazards in country: from  <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camel_Spider" target="_blank">camel spiders</a> to suicide ...]]></description>
  1098. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1099. <category>
  1100. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1101. </category>
  1102. <pubDate>Thu, 04 Dec 2008 06:45:13 -0500</pubDate>
  1103. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=42</guid>
  1104. </item>
  1105.  
  1106. <item>
  1107. <title><![CDATA[Please let me know if there\x92s anything I can do\x85]]></title>
  1108. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=41</link>
  1109. <description><![CDATA[Our friends, neighbors, coworkers, scouts and school parents have been very supportive of this unexpected deployment, and two very common responses Lisa and I hear ...]]></description>
  1110. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1111. <category>
  1112. <![CDATA[Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1113. </category>
  1114. <pubDate>Thu, 27 Nov 2008 23:21:21 -0500</pubDate>
  1115. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=41</guid>
  1116. </item>
  1117.  
  1118. <item>
  1119. <title><![CDATA[Too much time on my hands?]]></title>
  1120. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=40</link>
  1121. <description><![CDATA[<div style='background-color:#e9e9e9; width: 425px;'><object id='A327379' quality='high' data='http://aka.zero.jibjab.com/client/zero/ClientZero_EmbedViewer.swf?external_make_id=4tQHAXibgiwij0Un&amp;service=sendables.jibjab.com&amp;partnerID=ElfYourself' pluginspage='http://www.macromedia.com/go/getflashplayer' type='application/x-shockwave-flash' wmode='transparent' height='319' width='425'><param name='wmode' value='transparent'></param><param name='movie' value='http://aka.zero.jibjab.com/client/zero/ClientZero_EmbedViewer.swf?external_make_id=4tQHAXibgiwij0Un&amp;service=sendables.jibjab.com&amp;partnerID=ElfYourself'></param><param name='scaleMode' value='showAll'></param><param name='quality' value='high'></param><param name='allowNetworking' value='all'></param><param name='allowFullScreen' value='true' /><param ...]]></description>
  1122. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1123. <category>
  1124. <![CDATA[Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1125. </category>
  1126. <pubDate>Mon, 24 Nov 2008 23:20:54 -0500</pubDate>
  1127. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=40</guid>
  1128. </item>
  1129.  
  1130. <item>
  1131. <title><![CDATA[Going for 300]]></title>
  1132. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=39</link>
  1133. <description><![CDATA[Lisa and I made a promise before I left: we'd each try to loose 10 pounds.  I've got a lot more than she does ...]]></description>
  1134. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1135. <category>
  1136. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1137. </category>
  1138. <pubDate>Sat, 22 Nov 2008 22:56:50 -0500</pubDate>
  1139. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=39</guid>
  1140. </item>
  1141.  
  1142. <item>
  1143. <title><![CDATA[Training to be a Roller Coaster]]></title>
  1144. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=38</link>
  1145. <description><![CDATA[We did the HEAT simulator this week. That's the HMMWV Egress Assistance Trainer (an acronym within an acronym- the very best kind!!)<br />The HEAT trainer ...]]></description>
  1146. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1147. <category>
  1148. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1149. </category>
  1150. <pubDate>Thu, 20 Nov 2008 22:52:25 -0500</pubDate>
  1151. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=38</guid>
  1152. </item>
  1153.  
  1154. <item>
  1155. <title><![CDATA[I used to date a Beauty Queen. Now I date my M16.]]></title>
  1156. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=37</link>
  1157. <description><![CDATA[In spite of running through a  <a href="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=23&amp;m=10&amp;y=2008&amp;d=15&amp;s=day" target="_blank">full range at Camp McCrady</a>, we\x92ve done it again here at Ft. Lewis, only with more ...]]></description>
  1158. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1159. <category>
  1160. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1161. </category>
  1162. <pubDate>Sat, 15 Nov 2008 21:46:52 -0500</pubDate>
  1163. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=37</guid>
  1164. </item>
  1165.  
  1166. <item>
  1167. <title><![CDATA[Last Look at Rain]]></title>
  1168. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=34</link>
  1169. <description><![CDATA[Seattle is known for rain, and has been true to form this first week here in Fort Lewis.  We could easily see Mount Rainier ...]]></description>
  1170. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1171. <category>
  1172. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1173. </category>
  1174. <pubDate>Wed, 12 Nov 2008 19:06:56 -0500</pubDate>
  1175. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=34</guid>
  1176. </item>
  1177.  
  1178. <item>
  1179. <title><![CDATA[Fort Lewis FOB]]></title>
  1180. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=35</link>
  1181. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/FOBNeedhamsm.jpg" border="2" alt="" width="500" align="right"/>A FOB is a forward operating base.  That's what we'll see in Iraq, and Fort Lewis has set up ...]]></description>
  1182. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1183. <category>
  1184. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1185. </category>
  1186. <pubDate>Mon, 10 Nov 2008 19:10:50 -0500</pubDate>
  1187. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=35</guid>
  1188. </item>
  1189.  
  1190. <item>
  1191. <title><![CDATA[Training in the Rain]]></title>
  1192. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=33</link>
  1193. <description><![CDATA[IIARIAT: If It Ain't Rainin', It Ain't Trainin'.  This old Army saw probably traces its roots to Fort Lewis! We've had 3 days of ...]]></description>
  1194. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1195. <category>
  1196. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1197. </category>
  1198. <pubDate>Sat, 08 Nov 2008 00:39:59 -0500</pubDate>
  1199. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=33</guid>
  1200. </item>
  1201.  
  1202. <item>
  1203. <title><![CDATA[Cross-Country in a Flash!]]></title>
  1204. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=32</link>
  1205. <description><![CDATA[Wow! Last weekend was great, spending time with Lisa, Eric and Ethan! Too bad I didn\x92t have any information yet on where I was headed\x85that ...]]></description>
  1206. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1207. <category>
  1208. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1209. </category>
  1210. <pubDate>Wed, 05 Nov 2008 23:59:55 -0500</pubDate>
  1211. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=32</guid>
  1212. </item>
  1213.  
  1214. <item>
  1215. <title><![CDATA[Splash, Out. Target Destroyed.]]></title>
  1216. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=31</link>
  1217. <description><![CDATA[Finished up our second week of Ordnance education at Aberdeen.  This week has been all about ammunition (right stuff, right place, right time).  ...]]></description>
  1218. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1219. <category>
  1220. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1221. </category>
  1222. <pubDate>Fri, 31 Oct 2008 09:17:57 -0500</pubDate>
  1223. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=31</guid>
  1224. </item>
  1225.  
  1226. <item>
  1227. <title><![CDATA[Photos to Share]]></title>
  1228. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=30</link>
  1229. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/Henry APG near2sm.jpg" border="2" alt="" width="500"  align="right"/>I have uploaded ALL my October 2008 photos to <a href="http://picasaweb.google.com/HenryBassACI" target="_blank">my Picasa web album account (HenryBassACI).</a><br ...]]></description>
  1230. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1231. <category>
  1232. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1233. </category>
  1234. <pubDate>Tue, 28 Oct 2008 20:52:12 -0500</pubDate>
  1235. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=30</guid>
  1236. </item>
  1237.  
  1238. <item>
  1239. <title><![CDATA[Short Rounds]]></title>
  1240. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=29</link>
  1241. <description><![CDATA[We were supposed to be joined today by 5 more McCrady graduates...but they didn't show at the last minute. It seems they couldn't get orders ...]]></description>
  1242. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1243. <category>
  1244. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1245. </category>
  1246. <pubDate>Mon, 27 Oct 2008 16:21:01 -0500</pubDate>
  1247. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=29</guid>
  1248. </item>
  1249.  
  1250. <item>
  1251. <title><![CDATA[Weekend on the Town]]></title>
  1252. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=28</link>
  1253. <description><![CDATA[Wheels make all the difference! Saturday we drove to Baltimore's Inner Harbor, with some help <a href="http://www.iphone.com/" target="_blank">navigating by both  my iPhone </a>and Thomas ...]]></description>
  1254. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1255. <category>
  1256. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1257. </category>
  1258. <pubDate>Sun, 26 Oct 2008 15:23:30 -0500</pubDate>
  1259. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=28</guid>
  1260. </item>
  1261.  
  1262. <item>
  1263. <title><![CDATA[Back in the Saddle Again]]></title>
  1264. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=27</link>
  1265. <description><![CDATA[The week's training wrapped up with an exam on maintenance management. This is all coming back to me, because I was the first one done ...]]></description>
  1266. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1267. <category>
  1268. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1269. </category>
  1270. <pubDate>Fri, 24 Oct 2008 17:07:20 -0500</pubDate>
  1271. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=27</guid>
  1272. </item>
  1273.  
  1274. <item>
  1275. <title><![CDATA[Getting down to Business]]></title>
  1276. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=26</link>
  1277. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/Ordnance_Corps_Regimental_Crestsm.jpg" border="0" alt=""  width="105" height="120" align="left"/><br />We finished our deployment process Wednesday, with a security briefing in the morning. By 10:30am, we were ...]]></description>
  1278. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1279. <category>
  1280. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1281. </category>
  1282. <pubDate>Wed, 22 Oct 2008 22:14:12 -0500</pubDate>
  1283. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=26</guid>
  1284. </item>
  1285.  
  1286. <item>
  1287. <title><![CDATA[Aberdeen Proven Ground]]></title>
  1288. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=25</link>
  1289. <description><![CDATA[We finished at Camp McCrady and received our travel orders at 6:30pm Friday.  Myself and Major Tom Jadrich were to leave for Aberdeen Proving ...]]></description>
  1290. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1291. <category>
  1292. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1293. </category>
  1294. <pubDate>Mon, 20 Oct 2008 19:06:23 -0500</pubDate>
  1295. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=25</guid>
  1296. </item>
  1297.  
  1298. <item>
  1299. <title><![CDATA[We Got Us a Convoy]]></title>
  1300. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=24</link>
  1301. <description><![CDATA[Wed: training on First Aid\x85Combat medic techniques with lots of videos. Very detailed videos about field expedient surgical procedures.  Before lunch.  Later, I ...]]></description>
  1302. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1303. <category>
  1304. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1305. </category>
  1306. <pubDate>Sat, 18 Oct 2008 08:00:15 -0500</pubDate>
  1307. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=24</guid>
  1308. </item>
  1309.  
  1310. <item>
  1311. <title><![CDATA[Home on the Range]]></title>
  1312. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=23</link>
  1313. <description><![CDATA[Range qualification day.  First we went to the Zero range: get our M16s to fire in a nice, tight shot group, plus adjust the ...]]></description>
  1314. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1315. <category>
  1316. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1317. </category>
  1318. <pubDate>Wed, 15 Oct 2008 20:17:56 -0500</pubDate>
  1319. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=23</guid>
  1320. </item>
  1321.  
  1322. <item>
  1323. <title><![CDATA[Weekend Activities]]></title>
  1324. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=22</link>
  1325. <description><![CDATA[The weekend started off with our first successful two-way video call from me to home.  Eric was the genius that rebooted the computer and ...]]></description>
  1326. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1327. <category>
  1328. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1329. </category>
  1330. <pubDate>Mon, 13 Oct 2008 18:59:11 -0500</pubDate>
  1331. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=22</guid>
  1332. </item>
  1333.  
  1334. <item>
  1335. <title><![CDATA[Living Space at Camp]]></title>
  1336. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=21</link>
  1337. <description><![CDATA[Here's a quick overview of the accommodations at Camp McCrady, my two-week home during my preparation for deployment.<br /><object width="425" height="344"><param name="movie" value="http://www.youtube.com/v/M00YH0c-IqA&amp;hl=en&amp;fs=1"></param><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true"></param><embed ...]]></description>
  1338. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1339. <category>
  1340. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1341. </category>
  1342. <pubDate>Sat, 11 Oct 2008 10:00:27 -0500</pubDate>
  1343. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=21</guid>
  1344. </item>
  1345.  
  1346. <item>
  1347. <title><![CDATA[Heavy Training]]></title>
  1348. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=19</link>
  1349. <description><![CDATA[Yesterday's events included heavy weapons training. That is, training on weapons of large mass and firepower. Not heavy like intensive. Unless you're on the receiving ...]]></description>
  1350. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1351. <category>
  1352. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1353. </category>
  1354. <pubDate>Fri, 10 Oct 2008 08:13:25 -0500</pubDate>
  1355. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=19</guid>
  1356. </item>
  1357.  
  1358. <item>
  1359. <title><![CDATA[Whiz Quiz]]></title>
  1360. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=18</link>
  1361. <description><![CDATA[Lights were out at 10pm last night, and lots of snoring was happening in our open-bay barracks. UGH! Suddenly, we're woken up at 4am. There ...]]></description>
  1362. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1363. <category>
  1364. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1365. </category>
  1366. <pubDate>Wed, 08 Oct 2008 21:14:05 -0500</pubDate>
  1367. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=18</guid>
  1368. </item>
  1369.  
  1370. <item>
  1371. <title><![CDATA[Shots in the Dark]]></title>
  1372. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=17</link>
  1373. <description><![CDATA[Yesterday's waiting started at 5:30 am in the chow line, then a dark bus trip to the main post. Visits included immunizations with 5 shots ...]]></description>
  1374. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1375. <category>
  1376. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1377. </category>
  1378. <pubDate>Tue, 07 Oct 2008 20:57:59 -0500</pubDate>
  1379. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=17</guid>
  1380. </item>
  1381.  
  1382. <item>
  1383. <title><![CDATA[Hoo-AAH! ]]></title>
  1384. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=16</link>
  1385. <description><![CDATA[Day 1 of inprocessing camp. Monday. I've already finished the novel I brought. It occurs to me that the popular Army warrior exclamation of "hoo-ahh" ...]]></description>
  1386. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1387. <category>
  1388. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1389. </category>
  1390. <pubDate>Mon, 06 Oct 2008 20:55:17 -0500</pubDate>
  1391. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=16</guid>
  1392. </item>
  1393.  
  1394. <item>
  1395. <title><![CDATA[Farewells]]></title>
  1396. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=15</link>
  1397. <description><![CDATA[Thursday was an ACI covered dish lunch, Friday the President's Council hosted what may have been the first  gathering of all 3 groups for ...]]></description>
  1398. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1399. <category>
  1400. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1401. </category>
  1402. <pubDate>Sun, 05 Oct 2008 20:47:35 -0500</pubDate>
  1403. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=15</guid>
  1404. </item>
  1405.  
  1406. <item>
  1407. <title><![CDATA[Night Out]]></title>
  1408. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=20</link>
  1409. <description><![CDATA[The <a href="http://www.thetechnologycouncil.com">NewVa Corridor Technology Council, NCTC</a> hosted its Fall Gala on Wednesday night.  Lisa and I enjoyed the event, including a VT business ...]]></description>
  1410. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1411. <category>
  1412. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1413. </category>
  1414. <pubDate>Wed, 01 Oct 2008 22:14:38 -0500</pubDate>
  1415. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=20</guid>
  1416. </item>
  1417.  
  1418. <item>
  1419. <title><![CDATA[News to Grandmother Ilse]]></title>
  1420. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=14</link>
  1421. <description><![CDATA[With Lisa, I visited her grandmother Ilse today, in the <a href="http://www.warmhearth.org" target="_blank">Blacksburg Kroontjie care facility</a>. She's wonderful, a German immagrant who gave birth to ...]]></description>
  1422. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1423. <category>
  1424. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1425. </category>
  1426. <pubDate>Tue, 30 Sep 2008 20:39:31 -0500</pubDate>
  1427. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=14</guid>
  1428. </item>
  1429.  
  1430. <item>
  1431. <title><![CDATA[Wades and zero3]]></title>
  1432. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=13</link>
  1433. <description><![CDATA[For almost two years, we've been developing, testing and improving a fantastic <a href="http://www.Zero3webs.com/">innovation for the supermarket refrigeration controls industry</a>.  ACI, working under Zero3 ...]]></description>
  1434. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1435. <category>
  1436. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1437. </category>
  1438. <pubDate>Tue, 23 Sep 2008 18:36:06 -0500</pubDate>
  1439. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=13</guid>
  1440. </item>
  1441.  
  1442. <item>
  1443. <title><![CDATA[A Day at the Lake]]></title>
  1444. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=12</link>
  1445. <description><![CDATA[Once a summer we've always thrown an employee picnic, and our favorite venue has become Claytor Lake. With my deployment, our celebration took on an ...]]></description>
  1446. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1447. <category>
  1448. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
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  1450. <pubDate>Wed, 17 Sep 2008 18:33:17 -0500</pubDate>
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  1453.  
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  1455. <title><![CDATA[Flat Henry]]></title>
  1456. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=11</link>
  1457. <description><![CDATA[I found out that the National Guard provides an infrastructure of regional family support advocates.  Last Friday evening, I fired off an email to ...]]></description>
  1458. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1459. <category>
  1460. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
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  1462. <pubDate>Tue, 16 Sep 2008 21:03:27 -0500</pubDate>
  1463. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=11</guid>
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  1465.  
  1466. <item>
  1467. <title><![CDATA[CALL]]></title>
  1468. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=10</link>
  1469. <description><![CDATA[A buddy from ILE sent me four of the Army's books from the   <a href="http://call.army.mil/" target="_blank">  Center for Army Lessons Learned" CALL</a>. ...]]></description>
  1470. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1471. <category>
  1472. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1473. </category>
  1474. <pubDate>Mon, 15 Sep 2008 20:27:44 -0500</pubDate>
  1475. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=10</guid>
  1476. </item>
  1477.  
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  1479. <title><![CDATA[Technology Showcase, or Thanks for calling Tech Support. How may I abuse you?]]></title>
  1480. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=9</link>
  1481. <description><![CDATA[The <a href="http://www.thetechnologycouncil.com" target="_blank">NewVa Corridor Technology Council found a great way to help promote technology in our region!</a> The technology showcase on September 5th put ...]]></description>
  1482. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1483. <category>
  1484. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1485. </category>
  1486. <pubDate>Sat, 13 Sep 2008 10:26:09 -0500</pubDate>
  1487. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=9</guid>
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  1489.  
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  1491. <title><![CDATA[Our Advisory Board]]></title>
  1492. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=7</link>
  1493. <description><![CDATA[Since 2004, we've practiced something called Open Book Management. Our financials are prepared monthly, and we sit down first at a leaders' meeting, then with ...]]></description>
  1494. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1495. <category>
  1496. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1497. </category>
  1498. <pubDate>Fri, 29 Aug 2008 21:12:53 -0500</pubDate>
  1499. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=7</guid>
  1500. </item>
  1501.  
  1502. <item>
  1503. <title><![CDATA[Employees at ACI]]></title>
  1504. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=6</link>
  1505. <description><![CDATA[In a company meeting on Monday, Lisa and I first met with Dale, Laureen and Angela. Dale has been running MatWeb since its inception in ...]]></description>
  1506. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1507. <category>
  1508. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1509. </category>
  1510. <pubDate>Tue, 26 Aug 2008 18:25:55 -0500</pubDate>
  1511. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=6</guid>
  1512. </item>
  1513.  
  1514. <item>
  1515. <title><![CDATA[Notifications]]></title>
  1516. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=5</link>
  1517. <description><![CDATA[Last weekend, we told the boys about the deployment. Why the wait? Well, school started Wednesday, and we wanted to let them adjust a little. ...]]></description>
  1518. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1519. <category>
  1520. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1521. </category>
  1522. <pubDate>Tue, 26 Aug 2008 09:48:09 -0500</pubDate>
  1523. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=5</guid>
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  1525.  
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  1527. <title><![CDATA[Henry the Pointy Haired Boss]]></title>
  1528. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=4</link>
  1529. <description><![CDATA[The tweaked Dilbert cartoon from Friday's post was inspired by one of my favorite Dilberts: I've had it on my office door forever.  PHB ...]]></description>
  1530. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1531. <category>
  1532. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
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  1534. <pubDate>Mon, 25 Aug 2008 16:44:13 -0500</pubDate>
  1535. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=4</guid>
  1536. </item>
  1537.  
  1538. <item>
  1539. <title><![CDATA[Appointments]]></title>
  1540. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=3</link>
  1541. <description><![CDATA[After writing several military buddies for their best practices and advice, I have filled up my schedule with appointments.<br />I spoke to John Phillips, a ...]]></description>
  1542. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1543. <category>
  1544. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1545. </category>
  1546. <pubDate>Fri, 22 Aug 2008 15:22:06 -0500</pubDate>
  1547. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=3</guid>
  1548. </item>
  1549.  
  1550. <item>
  1551. <title><![CDATA[Handshakes in Web2.0]]></title>
  1552. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=8</link>
  1553. <description><![CDATA[In the midst of the deployment news, Anne Giles Clelland contacted businesses in the <a href="http://www.vtcrc.com/" target="_blank">Corporate Research Center park, </a> where we've been for ...]]></description>
  1554. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1555. <category>
  1556. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1557. </category>
  1558. <pubDate>Tue, 19 Aug 2008 10:15:09 -0500</pubDate>
  1559. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=8</guid>
  1560. </item>
  1561.  
  1562. <item>
  1563. <title><![CDATA[Training, Fate, and Reactions]]></title>
  1564. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=2</link>
  1565. <description><![CDATA[The orders are mighty valid, of course. In the last week, I pursued a few contacts in St Louis who sent me a standard form, ...]]></description>
  1566. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1567. <category>
  1568. <![CDATA[ACI&nbsp;,&nbsp;Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;Family&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
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  1570. <pubDate>Mon, 18 Aug 2008 14:24:53 -0500</pubDate>
  1571. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=2</guid>
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  1573.  
  1574. <item>
  1575. <title><![CDATA[Orders]]></title>
  1576. <link>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=1</link>
  1577. <description><![CDATA[<img src="http://www.henrybass.com/blog/public/images_upload/CLABsm.JPG" border="0" alt="" width="250" /><br />So I was at <a href="http://www.bsa-brmc.org/camp.htm" target="_blank">Claytor Lake Aquatics Base</a> with Eric, who just turned 13 years old on ...]]></description>
  1578. <author><![CDATA[[email protected] ( henry ) ]]></author>
  1579. <category>
  1580. <![CDATA[Army Deployment&nbsp;,&nbsp;General]]>
  1581. </category>
  1582. <pubDate>Tue, 12 Aug 2008 14:00:00 -0500</pubDate>
  1583. <guid>http://www.henrybass.com/blog/blog_comment.asp?bi=1</guid>
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