Excerpt from Chapter 27 of The Salacia Project

“Toward the back of the basement area, near the opening to the tunnel, was a room simply marked: AUTHORIZED PERSONNEL ONLY. Alarm will sound when this door is opened. Some employee who saw himself, or herself, as a comedian had attached a paper sign with transparent tape under the official sign, which warned: Trespassers will be shot. Survivors will be shot again!”

Bill Outside Restricted Area

A friend captured this image just outside a restricted area at a Forward operating Base (FOB) in southern Afghanistan in 2011. The words on the sign in the bottom right-hand corner of the image obviously stuck with me…

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