Skip to comments.Army reprimands 9 officers in Fort Hood shooting
Posted on 03/10/2011 8:35:23 PM PST by quantim
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nine Army officers are being reprimanded for leadership failures in connection with the shooting rampage at Fort Hood, Texas, and their failure to detect and report problems with the accused shooter, Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, as he moved along in his medical career.
Saying that although no single event directly led to the tragedy, Army Secretary John McHugh found that certain officers failed to meet expected standards, an Army statement said Thursday. The officers - all lieutenant or above - will receive punishments ranging from an oral reprimand to the far more serious written letter of censure that is considered a career-ender.
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They probably would have been reprimanded for sounding the alarm. Damned if they did, damned if they didn’t.
What medical specialty seems to attract more than it’s share of wackos?
You’ve got that right. Todays military is strictly PC.
Small consolation for the dead.
Anyway, these officers would have been “reprimanded” had they dared to bring the killer Muslim’s behavior to anybody’s attention in the first place. Damned if you do, etc.
What a crock - those guys were not allowed to say that a Muslim was incompetent just like we are not allowed to say that Obama is incompetent. Telling the truth brands you as a racist. Their careers would have been over.
No way any officer could win with this situation. Any accusations of this guy would have been declared “racist.” Sounds like ass-covering by the Army.
Which’ll probably mean 5 Privates, 3 specialists, and a Corporal will go to Leavenworth for 20 years each.
Their parasitic leaders would have immediately used any complaint as the basis for a “discrimination” complaint against them and they would use it to advance their own careers!
Let’s see if anybody now makes a complaint against a Muslim in the ranks for being a suspected Jihadist! I doubt it!
Hmmm Who said that???
BTW, Funny writing
"oral reprimand to the far more serious written letter of censure that is considered a career-ender".
There is no such thing as a 'small' reprimand in the Army. The opposite of Las Vegas, everything you do follows you for life.
There is no small reprimand in the Army. Screw up, wrong place wrong time, even by accident, whether you were right or wrong doesn't matter...You're done.
You can make it by, but your life is going to become a teenie tiny little bit more difficult.
Yeah, especially officers. We used to say even an LOC was the kiss of death for them. Some of them I respected, some, not so much, but, they had a pretty tough row to how, in some ways.
That would instead be failure to acknowledge and warn.
“row to hoe”, that is.
Probably the same ones who blamed Palin and Limbaugh for the Giffords shooting about 30 seconds after it happened.
A doctrine fostered by a delusional, illogical liberal minority, and rabidly promoted by an unscrupulous mainstream media, which holds forth the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.
By spreading this definition around, perhaps we can employ one of the more effective methods of deflating and defeating the fools who practice and promote it: RIDICULE.
Unless stopped and soon PC will DESTROY Western Civilization -- if it hasnt already.
PASS IT ON!!
THEN PASS THE KOOL AID!!
Knew a really good guy, over 20yrs could never make Master because he had and Article when he was...like 19.
Really good guy, unbelievable physical stuff. Outrageous... he was a great guy. Last I heard he was in Iraq on the Iranian boarder.
In the Army, stuff just doesn't go away. Well, ... it can ... but normally you have to be underage or your father is a Senator. Then they will let it go sometimes.
Obama said it...........
Another scenario is that they were brainwashed in univ. and really are too PC to be alarmed.
I think it is O'reilly that does the little video every once in a while of the Fox guy--Watters?--interviewing. He interviewed at Columbia, and the students gave brain dead answers. Didn't seem to have a problem with Islam--Christianity was just as bad --alternate universe.