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Probe backs commander who removed Marine unit

There are 1 comment on the Myrtle Beach Online story from Sep 16, 2008, titled Probe backs commander who removed Marine unit. In it, Myrtle Beach Online reports that:

A top commander acted properly by removing a Marine special operations unit from Afghanistan amid allegations that members killed as many as 19 civilians after a car bomb hit their convoy, the Department of ...

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The Patriot

Myrtle Beach, SC

#1 Sep 16, 2008
U.S. Rep. Walter Jones, R-N.C., why don't you bleeding heart butt heads let the men do the job you sent them over there to do? Rules of engagement are easy, you get shot at you shoot back.

And as to the removal of the Marines:
"His actions were based upon repeated operational and command failures within the company that led to loss of confidence in the company's ability to successfully conduct its assigned missions," the report said.

Another combat units demoralization due to politics. Keep it up and none of the troops will want to fight, they will avoid any combat except to protect their own lives.

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