Sex, Soldiers, and Consequences at Bagram

Excerpt:  BAGRAM AIRBASE, Afghanistan – All American troops stationed in Afghanistan know Bagram, because they've landed there or are familiar with its reputation. BAF, Bagram Air Field, is a mega-base growing in the heart of Afghanistan. Despite technically being in a war zone, the former Russian base, which was commandeered by the Taliban and used to fight off American forces in 2001, is very much like Any Town USA. There is traffic in the morning as commuters try to get to work, there is a "neighborhood" where everyone comes to do their shopping, and there is gossip. Read More