Soldiers Refuse Order in Iraq

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  1. Phantom

    Phantom T'is I, Ray Ocean

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    im sure some of you saw this.

    a quartermaster company refused to go on a convoy to deliver fuel to another base after being refused attempting to deliver the same fuel at another base because it was contaminated. they felt their equipment was unsafe and unfit to successfully carry out the convoy.

    the commander is taking some responsibility in ordering a safetly maintenance stand down. the problem comes from the refusal of the order and the way the problem was brought up....which when translated basically means some soldiers said fuck that, were not goin with this shit.

    ive seen that sort of thing happen in my own company last year on christmas day. a friend of mine had a fiance who was admitted into the hospital and he had spent all night tryin to get a hold of her. he had guard duty at 4am and when our commander went looking for him in the phone tent and told him to get his stuff and come on he got cussed out. got a reduction in rank from specialist to a private 2 and lost half a months pay for 3 months.

    something like that is most likely goin to happen to some involved here. refusal of orders unless deemed unlawful is something the military will come down on them hard for. however, since the commander is showing some initiative in trying to fix whats wrong, someone higher up than him may deem it technically an unlawful order to ask the soldiers to carry out a mission knowing their equipment isnt up to standard.

    either way, someones gonna get hit hard over this.
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  2. MC Bill Buckner

    MC Bill Buckner New Member

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    very interesting thank you for your perspective ray ocean
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  3. Dely

    Dely In The Trap

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    i saw this on the news 2day
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  5. Rakuseki

    Rakuseki The Disgruntled Negro

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    I actually don't have a problem with those soldiers refusing an order if their equipment was unsafe. That's totally different than those members of the 82nd Airborne running to Canada and trying to seek refugee status because they didn't want to fight in the war after voluntarily enlisting.
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