Monday, July 14, 2008

Generation Kill

So I have to dedicate this post to Rich....I have to start by saying he is the most humble person I know and the only good thing about him being deployed is that he can't see that I am posting this, or he would have me take it down for sure......he never talks about himself or how he has accomplished so much throughout his career but truth is he has accomplished more than most Marines ever will. He is apart of the most elite group of Marines known as Reconaissance Marines. He has reached the pinnacle of his career in more ways than one and truthfully I just adore every ounce of him. Last night his movie career even took off! HAHA not really but what I am getting at is a new HBO mini series called Generation Kill (not the nicest title...doesn't make you feel warm 'n' fuzzy) but it is about the Marines of the First Reconaissance Battalion during the initial invasion of Iraq in 2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom. A retired marine and friend of Rich's named Eric Kocher plays him in the miniseries as Gunnery Sargeant Barrett. A Rolling Stones reporter followed them for several weeks and documented everything that went on, so it is a factual account of what they went through. A few warnings it is raunchy and irreverent but at the same time it portrays them as real as possible so you have to appreciate that for what its worth. Check it out on Sunday nights at 9pm......if you're expecting a feel good war movie you will be disappointed....this is real life people! oh and I'm allowed to brag a little bit without making you all throw up right? Right!

6 comments:

Brandon and Lindsay said...

That's so cool. I would love to watch that- it's such a good reminder of what people like Rich sacrifice for us! And YES you can definitely brag about your man--there's a lot to brag about for what he does!

Woods said...

Oh, I wish we had HBO. You will have to record that for sure! I think Rich is amazing to do so much for all of us, he is so unselfish. I think he deserved this post for sure! What a good guy. I hope you are doing ok without him. I love you lots and I think about you all the time. Hang in there.

Woods said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
*LAYLA & AUSTIN* said...

That is awesome Rich is part of a miniseries. He is a stud! Oh and I wish I had HBO so I could watch it. =(

Tiff & Chris Johnson said...

how amazing that Rich is such a movie star! we need to watch that for sure. It's so cute to hear your love and devotion to him-it's really admirable. Supporting someone who has to go through so much must be hard some times and what Rich does is something everyone should praise day in and day out. What a hero.. you two are perfect for each other :-)

Matt and Sarah Joseph said...

Brittany, don't know how to reach you!! but it's me sarah McEvoy- leave me a comment on my blog if you get this! you look great!