Revolt in the services

Two services, two ethical dilemmas.

About DaveO

Retired soldier, micro-farmer, raconteur and pet owner from the great state of Oklahoma. Wandered in as a frequent commenter and have been enjoying blogging ever since.
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4 Responses to Revolt in the services

  1. vmijpp says:

    I haven’t delved into the Air Force issue yet, but the Marine Corps item got a lot of attention yesterday. I read the letter and checked out the list of names thereunto appended (!) and was not surprised to see several familiar names, some I’m bound to say utterly worthless, officers I would go a long way to avoid serving with, and a few I honestly thought would have declined to be listed. (Also– field grade officers I can understand, but lieutenants??) They haven’t done themselves or the Marine Corps any favors. They just put another rock in the Commandant’s pack.


  2. vmijpp says:

    Oh, and they talk about “changing a culture”– the Marine Corps’ culture is built around fucking people up on the battlefield, being ready to fight anywhere across the globe. Why do we want to change that??


  3. slater says:

    People in the air force suffer abuse? I thought they were all on first name basis. . .


  4. Pingback: So what will it be, Marines? | In The Old Corps

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