Have two more fallen from the U.S. Military purge tree? This comes just days after the second-in-command of the US nuclear arsenal was suspended, pending investigation for ‘gambling’. Although this is a major breach and lives were unfortunately lost, consider the following:
Did the leadership at Fort Hood or the Navy base in D.C. get canned for those breaches?
What about the other insider attacks lately on soldiers from the foreign soldiers the U.S. armed forces trains?
What about the previous attacks on U.S. Military bases from the outside by terrorist groups throughout the last decade?
Maybe it is the case, maybe it’s not.
WASHINGTON — In a rare move, the top Marine on Monday forced two generals into retirement after concluding they should be held to account for failing to secure a base in Afghanistan against a Taliban attack that killed two Marines.
Gen. James Amos, the commandant of the Marine Corps, said in announcing his decision that Maj. Gen. Charles M. Gurganus and Maj. Gen. Gregg A. Sturdevant “did not take adequate force protection measures” at Camp Bastion, a sprawling British-run airfield in southwestern Afghanistan that was the Taliban target. Continue reading