Kamul Air Base, Asskrakistan is located in the middle of the Middle Eastern desert. Capt Dahl spent a deployment there serving as the base public affairs officer. He was aggrivated most of the time by having to take orders from a more experienced enlisted man. He was also victim to a practical joke involving Nair in his shampoo bottle that left him balded. After many days of thinking he was sick, Barbie was informed of the truth and decided he liked his new look. This situation led to his distinctive shaven look.