All A's -- Brad Ziegler in Djibouti
A's relief pitcher Brad Ziegler visits troops in Africa.
You know here we were flying. Flying into the city of davidians and just from the -- you can see this as a poverty that exists in that country and why there's. A military presence there because possibly riots. You know it exists a lot -- in the country like that. And and then driving BI and I'd never experienced popular that there's not many places. Nowhere in the United States I don't think the looks like this and and I just I haven't travel that much right in this field. That it was eventually drive into the market and and onions Tennessean that people play alive then and not only that but how intent they were -- that was a life and and for us it seems like so. It's such a desolate. You know poor area and for them they're all very happy. And I'll -- such revolutionary -- military equipment. That is for a helicopter fly Eagles fly him back then and be able. -- and they both are going to be able to ride in those. So loud that back. It's fifty cargoes. I'm very. Lebanese game that we're. Have you vibration from the powers that. And I that we have circled the ship for about forty minutes. Other countries -- that personally. The only game and so besides that by. Got the bottom -- that there hopefully and then we got. I -- -- he's -- here they have but that plaque on the front of the helicopters. -- that -- 9/11 never forget and yeah that's that's -- much of our country patriotism. Right now and involving that especially with the recent. Killing of a phone so. It's. That's one of the big points and I won't -- Patriots that really had picked up. And started trying to do something about it that he's having -- He. Say here we didn't. -- -- ship and didn't see all the different next thing where they have all the cargo vehicles. Boy. Today I got I don't know hovercraft a little bit driver on the ocean. And it was a lot of fun watching them. Apart this thing in. Such. Not a lot -- on either side. The big guys that that are working on this -- so. They're so precise and so you know. At such a good time out that it did such a good job. Making us feel welcome and treating us like on I guess whenever we felt like we were the ones you know there in the presence of of people that we should be honoring and respecting and didn't see the planes take off the phone right in the helicopter with -- interact with the people in and treat it and and everybody that helps keep our country tree that was the most important part and and I know walk away and they're all in that stadium is so cool that. To be able to have you here I'm like -- you don't understand it's that firmly believe special for me to be here. And they they curiously. Like royalty out there and we're just kind of normal people that. That that happened have a really cool. And you know they look at us like we're or something special and -- You know the whole time that it can't imagine what it's like to be. In their huge risk in my life every day for people that don't even know back home. Men and is that the most service they have is. And if -- inevitably.