Why you and I don’t have it very hard

From “4 Things I Learned in the War Zone” by Adam Benayoun at Foundread:

Continuing from where I left off in my previous post, Founding in a War Zone: I and my cofounder Eran Galperin had both just been sent to the Israel-Lebanon border with our Army Reserve units. It was July 2006 and our units were unexpectedly deployed as part of an Israeli military action during the 2006 War with Hezbollah. The timing couldn’t have been worse for us. Our startup Octabox was in its earliest stages. We had “alpha” customers, and we had code, but we weren’t even incorporated. Uncertain if we’d even make it back to our homes in Tel Aviv…