Skip to comments.Crickets: Troops React With Silence to Sec. Hagel's 'Happy' News About Bergdahl's Release
Posted on 06/04/2014 12:42:56 PM PDT by PaulCruz2016
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with members of the special operations team who participated in the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, in Afghanistan, Sunday.
He also spoke before a large group of US troops in a Bagram Air Field hangar, and when he announced the "happy" news about Bergdahl, he was met with complete silence.
"This is a happy day. We got one of our own back," Hagel said cheerfully.
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Via Michelle Malkin
Combat Outpost Zerok was almost overrun, multiple soldiers were wounded and PFCs Justin Casillas and Aaron Fairbairn lost their lives fighting that day, the soldier told me. (I wrote about their deaths in my July 8, 2009 column, not knowing they were related to the Bergdahl mess.)
Is there an explanation why Bergdahl is the ONLY Taliban captive to LIVE!
Fourteen, actually, plus the wounded:
Col. David Hunt: US Lost 14 SOLDIERS Searching for Deserter Bowe Bergdahl (Video)
Hegel AIB—Another Incompetent Boob in a gaggle of incompetent boobs that is the Obama regime.
Hagel really is dumb as a box of rocks. That’s probably what appealed to Obama - easy to control.
First time I’ve really listened to Hagel since he was a Senator. He is not an inspiring speaker and he is a liar first and foremost in this self-serving piece of propaganda.
Runsfeld...short little Don...was twice as tall as this man in every respect.
Hagel is worse than embarrassing. He is aiding and abetting America’s worst enemies.
Among other things, (like a stronger sense of morality) Hagel could use some voice lessons in elocution and projecting of the voice while public speaking. He speaks rather softly, like Harry Reid, but mutters a lot more. I read that prior rescuers were under orders to ‘put him down’ were they to come in unexpected contact with Bergdahl. The belief was that he was capable of attacking his own rescue team members.
The pundits say they were intimidated by the Secretary of Defense. You should have seen my Drill Sergeant in basic. Now he was intimidating. After him I, almost chuckled when someone tried to ream me a new one.
This admin is utterly, completely, totally and absolutely disgusting.
There really are not words base enough to describe these people and this man.
Actually the fact that Hagel is anti Israel is what attracted Obama to him
Gee, Hagel should have added, “We didn’t negotiate with terrorists, either.”
Looks like they didnt hand pick the soldiers in the audience as well as they could have.
Is there a transcript, I couldn’t hear Haggle over all the cheers./sarc
If that's the case, it wasn't a "rescue". They were eliminating a threat that could provide sensitive information to the enemy.
After a few months, they must have decided that he had already done all the damage he could do, and wasn't worth the risk to get him back with a tactical operation.
that was painful to listen to, the old goat talking about how proud he was- of himself because he was an Army Sergeant
I wonder if he was smarter then?
Just watched it. Hagel is a joke. Just like his boss.
Chuck Hagel is a complete asshole. I detest him. He did whatever he could to hurt GWB while a Senator. He is beneath contempt. Except for his service during Vietnam he is utterly worthless.