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After Pentagon investigations, three
Army generals censured for misconduct

Washington Post, by Craig Whitlock

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Posted By:Oblio, 4/6/2013 8:08:11 AM

After lengthy investigations, the Pentagon has determined that three Army generals committed misconduct in separate incidents, adding to an unusually long list of senior military commanders who have been censured over the past year.On Friday, defense officials confirmed that Army Maj. Gen. Ralph O. Baker, the commander of a strategic counterterrorism force on the Horn of Africa, was fired March 28 on charges of sexual misconduct. Two officials familiar with the case said Baker was investigated for allegedly groping a female civilian employee after he had been drinking.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: grampus, 4/6/2013 8:40:26 AM     (No. 9262339)


Some cases, though inexcusable....are understandable.

"Drinking is the soldier´s pleasure;
Rich the treasure,
Sweet the pleasure,
Sweet is pleasure after pain."

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Woodenleg, 4/6/2013 8:41:27 AM     (No. 9262342)

BO cleaning house so he can put his people in place,

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Reply 3 - Posted by: globalwarmer, 4/6/2013 9:02:55 AM     (No. 9262379)

It´s a lousy time to have a military career.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: noproblems, 4/6/2013 9:19:05 AM     (No. 9262411)

the purge continues

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Reply 5 - Posted by: lakerman1, 4/6/2013 9:42:58 AM     (No. 9262457)

When those generals were junior officers back in the 1990s, they watched as their commander in chief was able to receive fellatio while at work, without consequence, and for the past four years, they have watched their commander in chief who may be giving it, and receiving it.
No wonder they misbehave.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: alpha91c, 4/6/2013 11:37:40 AM     (No. 9262672)

When will the political leadership be held to the same standards of conduct and ethics that they expect from their admirals and generals?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: bighambone, 4/6/2013 11:47:05 AM     (No. 9262684)

Most general officers in the US Army passed through the US Military Academy, West Point, NY, where they have received all sorts of ethics training along with being seeped in the ethos of "Duty, Honor, Country".

At this stage of the game, as general officers, they are away beyond the old "ethics training" cure, and the proper response for their misconduct, that in some cases may also be violations of criminal law, is a general court martial and removal from the service.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 4/7/2013 12:52:04 AM     (No. 9263421)

Out with the old and in with the new PC military.

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