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  •  Washington Sniper Recieved an Honorable Discharge (none)
    In the Washington Post --

    John Allen Muhammad -- yes, the sniper -- received an honorable discharge from the Louisiana National Guard, despite having spent time in the brig after a court martial conviction for going AWOL and striking an officer.

    J. R. Taylor, Washington DC

    537 votes - It's a thin line between love and hate.

    by 537 votes on Sun Feb 15, 2004 at 10:38:07 AM PST

    •  Assaulting officer, mutiny... (none)
      doesn't take much to get an honorable discharge from the Louisiana (or Texas) NG!  (Yes, I know someone who committed an act of mutiny -- refused to go to Saudi Arabia when called up in '91 -- and got an honorable discharge anyhow).

      The Attorney General speaks: http://asscroft.blogspot.com/

      by badtux on Sun Feb 15, 2004 at 02:41:06 PM PST

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    •  A quote (none)
      A great quote from the letters you linked to:

      This subject [Air Nat'l guard service] will not make or break Mr. Bush's candidacy. It will, however, serve as a metaphor for his time in office: a glorious joyride at the public's expense.

      Says it all, doesn't it :o)

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