Follow Up Friday: Meet Captain Max Hanlin

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First, a discussion of what it means to "jerry-rig" something with Erin McKean of

Then, on the website for Tuesday's BL Show, we used a picture from the Department of Defense's website of a soldier in Afghanistan. See picture to the left. Richard Hanlin of San Francisco contacted the show to tell us that the picture is of his son, Max, commander of Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 17th Infantry Regiment. He discusses the work Max is doing in Afghanistan. Plus: check out more pictures of Captain Hanlin on the DoD Flickr page; and listen to Georgie Hanlin's recent NPR piece.