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Wed, 20 Nov 2013, 09:54 AM

Line Rolls with the Rain, Looks Forward to the Next Stops
Courtesy of On All Cylinders.com





KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait - Drag racers and rain are natural enemies.

And the last place someone like Jason Line expected to encounter a driving rainstorm was the deserts of the Middle East. Yet that's exactly what Jason and the Operation Appreciation contingent got in Kuwait Monday night and Tuesday in massive (dare we say, biblical) proportions. By some accounts, the region was being hit with its biggest storm in decades-enough to put Camp Arifjan on complete lockdown to deal with the massive flooding.


Operation Appreciation tour members pose with Steve Knight (fourth from right),
a member of the Triple Canopy PSD security detail,
which escorted the group in Kuwait.
Unfortunately, there weren't enough track dryers to make all the water go away this time. The day's planned activities, which included a visit to Camp Patriot and a meet-and-greet back at Camp Arifjan, were completely washed out as the camp's military personnel cleaned up from the storm.

Jason Line has been on six NHRA troop visits and has never witnessed anything like it. He shared his thoughts on the unusual circumstances-and his excitement to continue the mission of the tour:

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