Col. Robert Redding is a retired soldier, serving for more than 30 years in the United States Army. His web site and social media posts, written under the banner Fly Fishing in Afghanistan, highlight some key experiences and lessons learned during his military career.
Col. Redding talks about the importance of maintaining a healthy mindset, building positive relationships with the local civilian populations, and what it was like assisting in a miracle eye surgery in less-than-ideal conditions. He also shares how fly fishing on the other side of the world kept him connected to his family still at home.
Learn more about Col. Redding on his website, Fly Fishing in Afghanistan: Odd Tales of War and Humanity.
You can also learn more about Col. Redding’s time overseas by following him on Twitter and Instagram.