Rodney Plamondon, 38, says he doesn't like to be stuck in traffic. He's not a worn-out commuter and he's not impatient, he just can't forget the affects of car bombs exploding in thick Baghdad traffic or the car bombs that went off within sight of the checkpoint he manned in the city.
Plamondon also still thinks about the suicide attack that struck his checkpoint in October and killed a soldier in his unit from Vacaville.
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