If you have time this is a great read.
I also never knew Gumby could save the free world. HOO-RAH.
Bill and Bob's Excellent Afghan Adventure
When things are constantly changing, as they have so many times during this deployment, there is a simple motto to keep us going; "Semper Gumby." Semper Gumby is Latin for "Always Flexible."
The ancient Greeks, the same good people who invented Latin, also invented Gumby. This was proven by the recent finding of a several thousand year old Gumby at the site of the battle of Marathon.
Okay... I made that part up. Except for the part about Latin. The Greeks did invent that. That part is true.