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Navy SEALS arrested for doing their job

by James Denison / November 27, 2009 4:13 AM PST

This is ridiculous.


http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,576646,00.html?loomia_ow=t0:s0:a16:g2:r5:c0.108894:b29057242:z10

Navy SEALs have secretly captured one of the most wanted terrorists in Iraq ? the alleged mastermind of the murder and mutilation of four Blackwater USA security guards in Fallujah in 2004. And three of the SEALs who captured him are now facing criminal charges, sources told FoxNews.com.

The three, all members of the Navy's elite commando unit, have refused non-judicial punishment ? called a captain's mast ? and have requested a trial by court-martial.

Ahmed Hashim Abed, whom the military code-named "Objective Amber," told investigators he was punched by his captors ? and he had the bloody lip to prove it.

Neal Puckett, an attorney representing McCabe, told Fox News the SEALs are being charged for allegedly giving the detainee a ?punch in the gut.?

?I don?t know how they?re going to bring this detainee to the United States and give us our constitutional right to confrontation in the courtroom,? Puckett said. ?But again, we have terrorists getting their constitutional rights in New York City, but I suspect that they?re going to deny these SEALs their right to confrontation in a military courtroom in Virginia.?

The three SEALs will be arraigned separately on Dec. 7.

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Navy SEALS arrested for doing their job
by JP Bill / November 27, 2009 4:43 AM PST
Navy SEALs Face Assault Charges for Capturing Most-Wanted Terrorist

Matthew McCabe, a Special Operations Petty Officer Second Class (SO-2), is facing three charges: dereliction of performance of duty for willfully failing to safeguard a detainee, making a false official statement, and assault.

Petty Officer Jonathan Keefe, SO-2, is facing charges of dereliction of performance of duty and making a false official statement.

Petty Officer Julio Huertas, SO-1, faces those same charges and an additional charge of impediment of an investigation.

Neal Puckett, an attorney representing McCabe, told Fox News the SEALs are being charged for allegedly giving the detainee a ?punch in the gut.?



No mention of "doing their job"
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(NT) Discipline of unruly prisoners is needful
by James Denison / November 27, 2009 5:49 AM PST
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making a false official statement,
by JP Bill / November 27, 2009 6:10 AM PST

Lie to the FBI, CIA...even a civilian is charged.

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That part was wrong.
by James Denison / November 27, 2009 6:31 AM PST

He should have said, "Yeah, he wouldn't shut up, so I smacked him, then he shut up".

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IF they all told the truth
by JP Bill / November 27, 2009 7:06 AM PST
In reply to: That part was wrong.

they would have NOT BEEN charged with a bunch of charges.

BUT Oh NO...all stick together.

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Extremely Outrageous
by Mike_Hanks / November 27, 2009 6:19 AM PST

This human piece of excrement gets a pop in the puss and it's worth 3 SEAL careers??

This was a minor incident that should been handled as such.

The terrorist act at Fort Hood shows that there is a serious problem with career officers choosing to support political correctness over their obligated duty.

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