Good point re Wood. That also may have created a context for ignoring superiors and doing the right thing, orders be damned. Rumors are Ham later tried to do the same thing by sending troops but was relieved of duty.
Hopefully some of these people will go to ISSA, ask for PROTECTION and TELL ALL they know.
If Panetta still has an ounce of decency left in his soul, he will do just that.