The best thing about being stationed in Europe is all the free travel. I've been to
many, many countries in support of many types of missions. However, VIP Support
stands out as the very best duty here. I've traveled to six countries in support of
I came to Europe in 2000, and my first mission was VIP Support in Kiev, Ukraine. I
traveled there in June, so the weather was fantastic. They had closed down the
city center to pedestrian traffic only. Roller blading was everywhere and the
streets were full of young Ukrainian girls in sun skirts. It was a good first
impression of Europe.
The pictures I have are scans, so the quality is not that great.