...the debacle in Afghanistan continues. Not sure what's worse; the fact that such incidents have been allowed to happen, or that the U.S. Government goes to such great lengths to cover them up, or bury and ignore them along with our fallen and wounded when word does leak out. |
"...Lance Cpl. Gregory Buckley was working out at a base gym in Afghanistan when he and several other Marines were ambushed by an Afghan police chief’s teenage “tea boy,” military officials have said. The attacker turned an AK47 assault rifle on them, wounding one Marine and killing Buckley and two others. Six months after that August massacre in Helmand province, the families are still waiting for answers..."
"The American military is like a finely crafted sword. To be effective, it must be wielded by a discerning, skilled and merciless hand."