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Response to Judi Lynn (Reply #4)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 11:04 PM

47. 'I went to the police, but it was like reporting the devil to the witch.'



Gen. Petraeus "corrupt" says Col. Westhusing, who then shot himself

by LiberalBadger Apr 09, 2008 2:08am PDT

EXCERPT...

Col. Westhusing was one of the guys that made sure that our soldiers knew right from wrong and how to act in the military with honor.  He believed in the mission - trusted what Colin Powell presented at the UN - and went to Iraq.  He was part of the group that trained the Iraqi soldiers.  Or more accurately, oversaw the contractors that were training the Iraqi soldiers, since we outsourced our military functions.

What he found was greed and corruption but not just under him, also above him.  And that is not that many layers up above him.

Upon reporting to his commanding officers, he realized that not only did the problems stretch to the level above him, but that they were systemic.
To these commanders the only real problem was the fact that they had a deeply honorable soldier in their command that was likely to rock the cash cow.

CONTINUED...

http://m.dailykos.com/story/2008/04/09/492603/-Gen-Petraeus-corrupt-says-Col-Westhusing-who-then-shot-himself




You are most welcome, Judi Lynn. Thank you for being you.

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