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  •  Time will tell. (4+ / 0-)
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    zinger99, dinotrac, LSophia, Ginny in CO

    He was under the gun to do something after an Air Force general overturned a sexual assault conviction (and court martial) of an F-16 pilot.  Apparently the pilot raped a woman on the base in Italy.  You can imagine how beloved our troops would be in Italy after that hit the local papers.

    •  What I really face palmed over was (0+ / 0-)

      when they transferred Wilkerson to the base at her hometown. There was a diary in the last week on the 'reception' from her family and friends.

      Heh, the SOFAs all over the world have made our soldiers persona non grata where ever they are based. And the DC crowd, especially GOP, could not understand that the Iraqi Parliament had way too much reason to vote down the proposed SOFA there. No way Obama or al-Maliki could negotiate anything.

      "People, even more than things, have to be restored, renewed, revived, reclaimed and redeemed; never throw out anyone. " Audrey Hepburn "A Beautiful Woman"

      by Ginny in CO on Tue May 07, 2013 at 12:51:00 PM PDT

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