Jay Arnold

Jay is a 19-year veteran of the U.S. Army. He's deployed on operations to Bosnia and Afghanistan. He lives in Illinois with his wife, daughter and son.

Recent articles from Jay Arnold

My Favorite Memory From My Afghanistan Deployment Happened At Christmas
A simple gesture for a buddy made a deployed Christmas memorable.
An Afghan National Army soldier, assigned to the 5th Kandak, cuts up pieces of naan bread in half for the lunch meal at the Maiwan Compound, Forward Operating Base Shank, Logar province, Afghanistan, June 11, 2012.
Afghan Food Was One Great Thing About Deployment
The food — not the DFAC stuff, but the real, local food — was like nothing else.