"Dressed in a t-shirt and Army shorts, a 22-year-old corporal from Wasilla, Alaska casually describes on a video tape made by military investigators how his unit's 'crazy' sergeant randomly chose three unarmed, innocent victims to be murdered in Afghanistan.
Corporal Jeremy N. Morlock is one of five GI's charged with pre-meditated murder in a case that includes allegations of widespread drug use, the collection of body parts and photos of the U.S. soldiers holding the Afghan bodies like hunter's trophies."
Yet another instance that critics of the US military will falsely cite as 'evidence' that US troops are lawless rogues any psychopaths. When you see the 'lawless' charge, note that they are being tried and it is happening as soon as there was enough evidence to bring them to trial.
"All five soldiers were part of the 5th Stryker Combat Brigade, of the 2nd Infantry Division, based at Ft. Lewis-McChord, Washington. In charging documents released by the Army, the military alleges that the five, Staff Sgt. Calvin R. Gibbs, Spec Adam C. Winfield, Spec. Michael S. Wagnon II, Pfc. Andrew H. Holmes and Morlock were involved in one or more of three murders that took place between January and May of this year."
Something from the Good Morning America mention of the story that is not covered here, the family of one of the soldiers tried to report the issue to the Army. From the short clip, recorded and edited well after the fact, his parents came across more like anti-war activists than concerned parents. I am not accusing them of being anti-war activists at all. There was not enough footage to draw any conclusion like that. However, the way they were phrasing things came off a little more Sheehan-ish than average concerned parents and does not reveal how they went about reporting this to the Army.
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