Imagine flying a plane, serving on a ship, or commanding a ground convoy. Make it challenging; make it real. Put yourself in some tough situations in Iraq or Afghanistan. What must race through your mind every day of your assignment? For example, would you worry about conditions in the combat environment, the geography, the threat, the rules of engagement, the other people in your unit, doctrine, policy, facilities, and the overall mission? Yes, you would worry about all of that and more. Any combat job is a tough job. You want to do the mission, and you want to get yourselfand the rest of your unitback home OK.