Last weekend, I participated in a bipartisan congressional delegation to Iraq and Afghanistan. In four days, we took off and landed twenty different times in four different types of aircraft. We flew to Kuwait in a military jet, flew into Iraq on a cargo plane, flew around Iraq and Afghanistan in helicopters and Ospreys. We convoyed in military vehicles throughout both countries. It was a rare opportunity to meet with leaders and locals in both theaters of combat and I am grateful to the people of Indiana and our military leaders for making it possible.

To read more about my trip, you can visit my blog here. We also posted unedited video on my YouTube page here (see below as well) of our trip to the Haditha market in Al Anbar Province. This was the site of horrific Al Qaeda violence just one year ago.