Sounds like what they did to Patton for slapping a scared soldier, or firing a carrier captain for a politically incorrect video. Not a good idea, but hardly on the scale of burning down a village to save it. These are soldiers, not diplomats.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 11:19 AM PST
Alex Lemons, a former Marine sergeant who deployed to Iraq three times – including once as scout sniper – reflects on the video of four Marines urinating on the corpses of three dead Taliban in Afghanistan: This is all very painful to me on so many different levels. Back in 2004 one of my fellow [...]
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 07:50 AM PST
Senator John McCain said the viral video clip of U.S. Marines in Afghanistan apparently urinating on three corpses identified as Taliban enemy dead “makes me so sad” on CBS Thursday morning. There’s not a lot else that needs to be said. But plenty of others had plenty to say as the video ricocheted around the [...]