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The FBI Announces Gangs Have Infiltrated Every Branch Of The Military
Business Insider ^ | Oct 22, 2011 | Robert Johnson

Posted on 11/15/2011 7:31:03 AM PST by KeyLargo

The FBI Announces Gangs Have Infiltrated Every Branch Of The Military Robert Johnson | Oct. 22, 2011

The FBI has released a new gang assessment announcing that there are 1.4 million gang members in the US, a 40 percent increase since 2009, and that many of these members are getting inside the military (via Stars and Stripes).

The report says the military has seen members from 53 gangs and 100 regions in the U.S. enlist in every branch of the armed forces. Members of every major street gang, some prison gangs, and outlaw motorcycle gangs (OMGs) have been reported on both U.S. and international military installations.....

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: fbi; gangs; military; obama Comment #1 Removed by Moderator

To: KeyLargo

bttt


2 posted on 11/15/2011 7:33:52 AM PST by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: KeyLargo

2011 National Gang Threat Assessment – Emerging Trends

http://www.fbi.gov/stats-services/publications/2011-national-gang-threat-assessment


3 posted on 11/15/2011 7:33:52 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo
"The FBI Announces Gangs Have Infiltrated Every Branch Of The Military"

"Can't we all just get along?"

4 posted on 11/15/2011 7:34:51 AM PST by davisfh
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To: BenLurkin

‘Scary’ Growth of Gangs in War Zones

Chicago cop who served in Afghanistan and Iraq has warning: Gang members are coming home with military training

http://standeyo.com/NEWS/10_USA/100725.soldiers-gangs.html


5 posted on 11/15/2011 7:39:02 AM PST by KeyLargo
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To: KeyLargo

Does the UCMJ still exist? Is it being enforced? Who are the people training these thugs to kill? A looooong time ago, when I was at Parris Island, there was a story going around the company that the series ahead of ours was particularly troublesome in the early days of their training.

The story told of one of the platoons (Platoon 1024, C Company) were all gang members from New York and that THEY were going to run the Marine Corps. It did not take long for the Company Commander to notice that the Drill Instructors were not having much luck in changing the attitudes.

The Company Commander, a squat 5’6”, decided to clean the mess up himself. Armed with a swagger stick, he walked into the squadbay, turned off the lights and proceeded to stomp the nonsence out of the thugs - all 72 of them!

What happened after that? Well, they all graduated and they were one of the sharpest platoons around. Maybe far fetched, but I’ve heard the story from two individuals who knew what happened. I doubt the Captain could get away with that today.


6 posted on 11/15/2011 7:41:26 AM PST by NTHockey (Rules of engagement #1: Take no prisoners)
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To: KeyLargo

Used to be that small time offenders were often given the choice of being a GI or going to jail. But whole gangs volunteering? Or are they recruiting once there?


7 posted on 11/15/2011 7:42:58 AM PST by HiTech RedNeck (bloodwashed not whitewashed)
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To: KeyLargo

20/20 reported on this back in 2000.


8 posted on 11/15/2011 7:43:46 AM PST by rzman21
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To: davisfh

Why does it matter? It is just an alternate lifestyle. /s


9 posted on 11/15/2011 7:46:20 AM PST by Never on my watch (WTF happened to my country?)
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To: KeyLargo

We need to either institute a military draft or cut back our foreign deployments drastically so that we require only a small elite professional core.


10 posted on 11/15/2011 7:46:51 AM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: KeyLargo

Hard to believe Obama or Holder haven’t ordered the FBI to cease and desist on this sort of profiling. I mean, who cares who gets in the military, right?

On another note, as a shipboard Corpsman in the latter days of Vietnam, my LST transported a company of Marines once, the enlisted men made up entirely of those from a special program where a judge gave them a choice at sentencing of either 3-5 in prison or 3 in the Marines. True to form, shipboard fights of the most vicious variety sprang up repeatedly, and I and the Marine ‘s Corpsmen stayed busy down in sick bay treating the wounds, several of which were savage bites with full thickness “meat” taken out. Never before or since seen such stuff.


11 posted on 11/15/2011 7:48:43 AM PST by dagogo redux (A whiff of primitive spirits in the air, harbingers of an impending descent into the feral.)
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To: HiTech RedNeck
Used to be that small time offenders were often given the choice of being a GI or going to jail. But whole gangs volunteering? Or are they recruiting once there?

Emphasis on "small time". Small time used to mean stealing hubcaps, shoplifting, getting into drunken fights.

What is needed is to exclude any applicant with a felony record, with the routine sealing of juvenile records NOT being applicable to this investigation.

12 posted on 11/15/2011 7:49:57 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.)
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To: KeyLargo; Travis McGee; Chode; 2ndDivisionVet
From the article: Gang members with military training pose a unique threat to law enforcement personnel because of their distinctive weapons and combat training skills and their ability to transfer these skills to fellow gang members.

Perhaps of greater concern to Eric Holder and his fellow Obamulans in the DOJ and DHS:

Conservatives (Tea Party, NRA, GOA, Oath Keepers, etc) with military training pose a unique threat to Regime enforcement personnel because of their ability to acquire distinctive weapons via the 2nd Amendment, combat training skills, and their ability to transfer these skills to fellow Conservatives.

13 posted on 11/15/2011 7:52:42 AM PST by DTogo (High time to bring back the Sons of Liberty !!)
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To: KeyLargo

That’s not enough corruption to the moral fiber of the military, by far! We need the Muslim Brotherhood and homo sex promoters in there, too! The military has never heard of diversity? /s/


14 posted on 11/15/2011 7:53:28 AM PST by SaraJohnson
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To: PapaBear3625
What is needed is to exclude any applicant with a felony record, with the routine sealing of juvenile records NOT being applicable to this investigation.

Our forces are stretched pretty thin as it is. There's a limit to how selective recruitment can be. The same long term trend that puts a strain on Social Security puts a strain the military. Some hard choices are on the horizon for both.

15 posted on 11/15/2011 8:07:36 AM PST by Colonel Kangaroo
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To: KeyLargo

Our own Zetas.


16 posted on 11/15/2011 8:07:55 AM PST by manic4organic (We won. Get over it.)
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To: NTHockey
Back in the early 70’s you had One day motivation and CCP(Correctional Custody Platoon) and the regular Motivation Platoons at MCRD San Diego to correct the gang bangers from LA that would show up in boot. That is also not counting the looking the other way that a lot of the officers did when a Drill Instructor used hands on methods to correct a tardy recruit.
17 posted on 11/15/2011 8:20:14 AM PST by JimC214
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
...only a small elite professional core.

Tried that in the 1930s, nearly had a disastrous outcome. The world is not filled with rainbows and unicorns.

...institute a military draft...

Barring a direct, visible, and imminent threat to the actual United States, highly unlikely to pass political muster.

The one federal tax expenditure and government function that is clearly Constitutional is national defense. Everything else can get in line behind that, IMO.

18 posted on 11/15/2011 8:21:36 AM PST by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: rzman21

You shouldn’t say that here, it’s supposed to be Obama’s, Muslims, and illegals faults’... couldn’t have happened then.


19 posted on 11/15/2011 8:22:16 AM PST by stuartcr ("Everything happens as God wants it to...otherwise, things would be different.")
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To: KeyLargo

Don’t forget the terrorists in the Zero admin.


20 posted on 11/15/2011 8:53:36 AM PST by bgill (The Obama administration is staging a coup. Wake up, America, before it's too late.)
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To: NTHockey

Remember back in 2005-2007 when the U.S. military was stretched to the limit and the Iraq insurgency was at it’s peak? Rumsfeld and the Joint Chiefs issued the “stop-loss” orders, extended deployments, and most unfortunately, loosened recruitment standards. That gangs took advantage of those looser standards and are now infesting the military should come as no surprise to anyone. It’s yet another unintended consequence of that mucked-up war.


21 posted on 11/15/2011 8:57:46 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Don't Tread on Me!)
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To: Timber Rattler
anybody remembered Ali Mohammed

Bin Laden man in the Army

22 posted on 11/15/2011 9:05:07 AM PST by scooby321
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To: BenLurkin

No problem. In a couple of years we’ll *all* have to join some sort of “gang” just to survive.


23 posted on 11/15/2011 9:26:19 AM PST by The Duke
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To: Colonel Kangaroo
Our forces are stretched pretty thin as it is. There's a limit to how selective recruitment can be.

The fact that we are stretched thin is the reason WHY we must be more selective in recruitment, in the sense of excluding those people who make military life unattractive to good potential recruits, and who cause good men to want to not re-enlist.

24 posted on 11/15/2011 9:45:12 AM PST by PapaBear3625 (During times of universal deceit, telling the truth becomes a revolutionary act.)
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To: KeyLargo

Gays and Gangs, what a great combination. /s


25 posted on 11/15/2011 9:46:02 AM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: KeyLargo

As General Patton would have said, “Glad I didn’t live to see it.”


26 posted on 11/15/2011 9:47:11 AM PST by dfwgator (I stand with Herman Cain.)
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To: dfwgator

27 posted on 11/15/2011 9:52:25 AM PST by GSWarrior (Click HERE to read the entire post.)
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To: KeyLargo
What are the current requirements for enlistment?

High school graduation? (able to read manuals a must)
No serious criminal record? (no to felons?)

28 posted on 11/15/2011 10:17:25 AM PST by elpadre (AfganistaMr Obama said the goal was to "disrupt, dismantle and defeat al-Qaeda" and its allies.)
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To: stuartcr

That was when Bill Clinton was prez. I remember interviewing Dick Cheney about it back then.


29 posted on 11/15/2011 11:31:30 AM PST by rzman21
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To: DTogo
roger that
30 posted on 11/15/2011 2:43:27 PM PST by Chode (American Hedonist - *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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