No punishment after deadly Afghanistan firefight

Jun 23, 2010 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: KSRO-AM Santa Rosa

The Army has reversed a decision to punish three officers for command failures that led to one of the deadliest firefights for U.S. forces since the Afghanistan war began nearly a decade ago.

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acorn obama

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AMERICA IS SURPRISED THAT PRESIDUNCE odumba DID NOT HAVE THESE YOUNG TROOPS SHOT - THE WAY HE IS ANTI-MILITARY & ANTI-AMERICAN!

odumba IS THE IDIOT-IN-THEIF THAT SENT THESE POOR YOUTHS INTO HIS AFGHAN WAR!

odumba LIED AMERICANS DIED
odumba IS CORRUPT AMERICA IS BANKRUPT
halito

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Jun 23, 2010
 
Do Begays have the right to be Happy in Az?
halito

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Jun 23, 2010
 
Nine year olds running the war....Geronimo?
halito

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Jun 23, 2010
 
His Ma gave his loin cloth at age 9....
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is that an early voice change?
halito

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Is golf part of the reservation?
halito

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Storin seeds for savages?
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Jun 23, 2010
 
How else is sport irrigated for Indians to run free?
halito

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Jun 23, 2010
 
Men and women come together on the golf cource? A Tee Party on the Cource?
halito

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Jun 23, 2010
 
Ore a Tee pee Party?
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How to get Smart? Become a retard?
Deo Vindice

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Anyone killing any islamic terrorist, regardless of gender or age, should receive a medal and a $10,000 check.

Included are those who support islamic terrorists, directly or indirectly, and any symphatizer.

The only Americans against this solution are the liberals.
Tony

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Deo Vindice wrote:
Anyone killing any islamic terrorist, regardless of gender or age, should receive a medal and a $10,000 check.
Included are those who support islamic terrorists, directly or indirectly, and any symphatizer.
The only Americans against this solution are the liberals.
What about America's most dangerous enemy.........

americian terrorist......members of congress and the president.
rattlecattle

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Deo Vindice wrote:
Anyone killing any islamic terrorist, regardless of gender or age, should receive a medal and a $10,000 check.
Included are those who support islamic terrorists, directly or indirectly, and any symphatizer.
The only Americans against this solution are the liberals.
Is the money coming from YOUR bank account you silly socialist?

Is it? We are wasting over $45 million a day on these eternal wars because we are STUPID.

Our troops are trained killers that have invaded THEIR COUNTRY.

WE are terrorists ourselves you fool, we are high tech, well trained and equipped state supported terrorists.

Guess what knucklehead....we are creating more enemies than we are destroying and will lose these wars ...period.

We cannot stay there forever and we are $13 trillion past broke, we are defeating ourselves......you foolish retarded american

“Truth to Power!”

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Jun 24, 2010
 
Families of the soldiers killed during the battle said they were briefed Wednesday by Army officials on their call not to reprimand the officers for dereliction of duty. They were told punishing the three would have a chilling effect on other battlefield commanders who have to make crucial decisions.


The attack at the small village of Wanat near the Pakistan border left nine American soldiers dead and 27 wounded. Their platoon-size unit was attacked by as many as 200 insurgents during the early morning hours of July 13, 2008.

U.S. Central Command, the military organization managing the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, directed a Marine Corps general last September to investigate the battle after families expressed dissatisfaction with an earlier inquiry by the Army.

The investigation by Marine Lt. Gen. Richard Natonski concluded that the brigade, battalion and company commanders should be punished for having too few troops at the remote outpost and for not supplying them properly, according to the family members.

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I wonder if any and every battle costing US lives could be attributed to a failure on someones part?

“Proud to be an American”

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acorn obama wrote:
AMERICA IS SURPRISED THAT PRESIDUNCE odumba DID NOT HAVE THESE YOUNG TROOPS SHOT - THE WAY HE IS ANTI-MILITARY & ANTI-AMERICAN!
odumba IS THE IDIOT-IN-THEIF THAT SENT THESE POOR YOUTHS INTO HIS AFGHAN WAR!
odumba LIED AMERICANS DIED
odumba IS CORRUPT AMERICA IS BANKRUPT
You are a fool for not reading the article first before foaming at the mouth. This happened in 2008. Obama wasn't the President.
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Jun 24, 2010
 
halito wrote:
Do Begays have the right to be Happy in Az?
hey, hello. it's in vest to gay ok, not Beeegays!:) U r mocking Tony Hateword?:-000
TedsLiver

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Deo Vindice wrote:
Anyone killing any islamic terrorist, regardless of gender or age, should receive a medal and a $10,000 check.
Included are those who support islamic terrorists, directly or indirectly, and any symphatizer.
The only Americans against this solution are the liberals.
. Agreed!!!
Crazy Ox3thong

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Legal_American wrote:
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You are a fool for not reading the article first before foaming at the mouth. This happened in 2008. Obama wasn't the President.
mus watch ply/mouth pic n sony film :-0000
Crazy Ox3thong

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Jun 24, 2010
 
halito wrote:
Ore a Tee pee Party?
u r thinkin of Goerge Orrrrre wel from Salt river?:-0

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