Skip to comments.Colonel in charge of Quantico's Security Battalion relieved
Posted on 10/19/2013 7:49:06 PM PDT by Nachum
Col. Daren Margolin has been relieved as head of Security Battalion at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va. (Marine Corps)
The two-star head of Marine Corps Installations Command has relieved the commanding officer of Quanticos Security Battalion following an incident involving a personal weapon, Marine Corps officials said.
Col. Daren Margolin, a 24-year officer was removed from his post Oct. 18 by Maj. Gen. Juan Ayala due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command, said Capt. Maureen Krebs, a Marine Corps spokeswoman.
Krebs said the decision stemmed from a single incident last week involving one of Margolins personal weapons, but said she did not have authorization to elaborate on the incident. Margolin has also been charged with several violations under the Uniform Code of Military Justice, but the specific charges are not releasable because Margolins relief was the result of an administrative process, she said.
A legal officer, Margolin previously served at the Staff Judge Advocate for Camp Pendletons 1st Marine Division. He took command of Security Battalion in June.
The relief follows a series of deadly events involving firearms aboard Marine Corps installations in the National Capitol Region. In March, a tactics instructor at Quanticos Officer Candidates School gunned down two Marine colleagues before turning his weapon on himself. Following the incident, the schools commander, Col. Kris Stillings, was relieved of duty.
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Does anyone recall this type of thing happening with frequency during either Bush, Clinton, or Ford/Nixon administrations? I was there for Carter and Reagan and I can’t remember anything like this.
Does one of your lists deal exclusively with the military purge? Do you have a running count? Do you have any info on previous administrations for the sake of comparison?
I would disagree in this instance. I have worked for MajGen Ayala at two different commands and found him to be a rational and thoughtful commander. The Colonel in question has had many issues in the past and I was actually quite surprised that he picked up the Security Battalion to begin with.
1. Won’t fire on Americans
2. Not wild about homoz
3. Believes in God
One, two, or all three..???
Love your tagline!
Stalin did it with Bullets and Obama does it with scandals.
This is my list on the military. I may have to reconsider adding this name to the list as a witness on the thread gave some credibility to the dismissal. I will hold my fire here.
Here is my file on Obama vs The US Military
purge is gtting rid of different kinds of folks.
one is the kind that doesn’t tolerate open faggotry/dykestry.
one is the kind that doesn’t blindlyfollow unconstitutional orders.
pogroms in effect all over
>>The purge continues
Yep. I’m sure they are informed of the trumped-up charges and then are warned, “Breathe a word of truth and your pension is gone.” One of these officers needs to sacrifice his pension and speak.
Please put me on your list.
This is search by our current administration to find anything wrong with our top military is frightening. To what end is the question that we need to ask and have answered.
Its all good. The fired officers have plenty of experience that The People can use. Bet 0 has been having the NSA run checks on the officers during their off-duty hours to see what they are saying and texting on their phones and the email messages they are sending and receiving.
Its obvious; he’s afraid of a military coup. He’s gone into paranioa mode.
Colonel in charge of Quantico's Security Battalion relieved
Anyone keeping a flow chart?
I was wondering if it was just me. Sure is starting to look like a purge and I’m just sitting on the sidelines with no inside knowledge at all. Anybody out there got better info?
It is definitely a purge
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