You hit me like fire, shot me like a bullet.
Burned me up and down, no way to cool it.
Everytime you kiss me, it’s like sunshine and whiskey.
He went through ITB in like 9ish weeks or so, if I remember correctly. I don’t remember specifically when he found out which battalion he was scheduled for, but once he graduated ITB and went to Camp Lejeune with his unit in January 2013, he already had an idea when he would go to Afghanistan.
At first they were scheduled to go in November, but it got moved 3 or 4 times until he left in late September.