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Tuesday, August 05, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: AP reports American major general killed in Afghan shooting

The Associated Press is reporting that a US major general was shot and killed by a man dressed in an Afghan army uniform who opened fire at an army training academy outside Kabul. At least 15 soldiers were wounded in the assassination-style attack, mostly Americans.



Anonymous said...

one of the same of many generals that spoke out against obama. not surprised at all.

Anonymous said...

time to bring our soldiers home. entirely to dangerous over there.

Anonymous said...

This is not major news (pardon the pun). This is happening every day but it is soldiers without rank. Why should this make the news and their deaths not. Bring our men home!! All of them...not just brass.

JoeAlbero said...

7:11, Because this is the first time such a high ranking officer was killed since Vietnam. That's a LONG time. I believe it is news worthy, yet I agree with the rest of your statement. Proves we can't make everyone happy.

None said...

I am a veteran and I agree that all our troops lives are equally important but at the same time any time a general or admiral is killed in the line of duty I'd consider it major news. Most have no clue how long it takes or how hard it is to make these ranks. Only about 1 in 5000 officers will ever get above O-6.