- 28-04-2012, 14:26 #1
The way our Army treats its soldiers
Might have been done before but this report epitomises everything I despised about certain things in the Army.
Fury of a hero betrayed: Para prosecuted for punching a Taliban suspect who was trying to escape speaks out for the first time | Mail OnlineYou see! This is why birds and CID don't mix.
You give a bloke a gun and he thinks its a dream come true
You give a girl one and she knows it doesn't go with a dress.
- 28-04-2012, 14:29 #2
In all fairness, he did chose to leave though."Stand down, at ease... you're not in the Army anymore."
- 28-04-2012, 14:49 #3
Someone should have told this para that he was doing a second duty. That is, he was selected to be a scapegoat for political ends so that the "powers that be" can report they are acting beyond reproach.
That they are not soldiering out of control, mistreating prisioners, breaching rights and so forth.
I hope now he is able to write a book, or do something, to get some sort of closure (and cash) from the experience.Electronic copy. Signed on the original...
- 28-04-2012, 14:52 #4
Is there a case for constructive dismissal?Hello all stations this is B21A watch your security ..........
- 28-04-2012, 17:26 #5
Wait a second here, do we have all the information?
Was he a trained and authorised interrogator? Anyone who's been involved with the enemy in Afghanistan knows that they cannot question or interrogate prisoners unless trained and authorised.
If he was disciplined for ignoring this regulation then that is right and proper.
- 28-04-2012, 17:35 #6
Don't forget, the 'Army' doesn't treat soldiers badly. It can't, because the 'Army' is an organisation, comprised of systems and policies created and inplemented by individuals of varying rank, experience and knowledge. Therefore the question should be 'do the individuals in the Army care about their soldiers?'.
This constant Blaming of the Army annoys me when in reality it's poor decisions by those in it that are to blame.
Anyway, as someone said above we probably don't have all the info. People don't press for charges for no reason.
- 28-04-2012, 17:37 #7
- 28-04-2012, 20:57 #8
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Like the newspaper story says, it's all about Political correctness today.....Sad but true!If you find me intolerable at my worst, then you would not deserve me at my best.
- 28-04-2012, 21:05 #9
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The Army as to investigate complaints fairly and look at both sides of the story and as to act sensitively with regards to allegations made by both sides .
- 28-04-2012, 21:12 #10Night time is really the best time to work. All the ideas are there to be yours because everyone else is asleep. ~Catherine O'Hara
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