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Sun Nov 12, 2017, 08:01 PM

 

Spencer Ackerman reposted warning about holy shit story coming-EDIT: Here's the story












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Reply Spencer Ackerman reposted warning about holy shit story coming-EDIT: Here's the story (Original post)
Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 OP
Kath2 Nov 2017 #1
Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 #3
SHRED Nov 2017 #2
Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 #4
Takket Nov 2017 #5
JI7 Nov 2017 #6
lunasun Nov 2017 #7
Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 #9
lunasun Nov 2017 #10
alfredo Nov 2017 #8
Orrex Nov 2017 #11
Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 #12
Orrex Nov 2017 #13
Johnny2X2X Nov 2017 #14
Madam45for2923 Nov 2017 #15

Response to Madam45for2923 (Original post)

Sun Nov 12, 2017, 08:04 PM

1. Looking forward to it.

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Response to Kath2 (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 12, 2017, 08:06 PM

3. Posted story above. Gonna go read it now!

 

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Response to Madam45for2923 (Original post)

Sun Nov 12, 2017, 08:06 PM

2. Here

 

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Response to SHRED (Reply #2)

Sun Nov 12, 2017, 08:08 PM

4. Yes, thank you!

 

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Response to Madam45for2923 (Original post)

Sun Nov 12, 2017, 08:09 PM

5. here it is....

https://www.thedailybeast.com/green-beret-discovered-seals-illicit-cash-then-he-was-killed

Green Beret Discovered SEALsí Illicit Cash. Then He Was Killed.
The story surrounding the slaying of Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar keeps unraveling, starting with the SEALs-turned-suspectsí assertion that the soldier was drunk the night he died.
Kevin Maurer
Spencer Ackerman
11.12.17 8:00 PM ET

Logan Melgar hadnít had a drink on June 4th.

The Green Beret sergeantís dry day became a key to unraveling the narrative spun by the elite Navy commandos whom military investigators now suspect killed him, officials familiar with the case said.

Melgar, a staff sergeant in the Armyís 3rd Special Forces Group, was specifically selected for an intelligence operation in the west African nation of Mali. He was well respected by the American Embassy staff and the partner forces there, a former U.S. Africa Command official said. But shortly before he died, Melgar told his wife that he had a bad feeling about two of his partners in that effort, both of whom were members of SEAL Team Six.

Not wanting to say much more, Melgar informed his wife, Michelle, that heíd tell her the full story when he got back home, according to an official speaking on condition of anonymity because the investigation is still ongoing.

Now those two Navy SEALs are under investigation for killing Melgaróan investigation, first reported by the New York Times, sending shockwaves throughout the special-operations community. Military experts were hard-pressed to think of another case where elite U.S. troops turned on one another.

This account is based on five members of the special-operations community who were not cleared to speak publicly. Representatives of both U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) and U.S. Special Operations Command (SOCOM) declined comment for this story, as the Navy Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) has an active investigation into Melgarís death. NCIS would not comment beyond confirming the investigation is underway.

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Response to Madam45for2923 (Original post)

Sun Nov 12, 2017, 08:09 PM

6. when this was first reported i got a sick feeling

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Response to Madam45for2923 (Original post)

Sun Nov 12, 2017, 08:19 PM

7. I posted about this killing a while back and am glad it is getting the attention it should have been

getting all along. He was 34 . The whole sequence of events is very disturbing

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Response to lunasun (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 07:18 AM

9. Could you post the link to what you posted before. I'd like to see how story developed.

 

I tried to find in your profile but you don't have that many bookmarkings.

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Response to Madam45for2923 (Reply #9)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 11:44 AM

10. This was before they knew it had to do with stealing . They had not been charged at the time

and actually it looks like they still have not been charged
Im glad the truth is coming out about the motive
https://www.democraticunderground.com/10029773675

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Response to Madam45for2923 (Original post)

Sun Nov 12, 2017, 10:09 PM

8. Holy Shit in a gravel sieve.

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Response to Madam45for2923 (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 11:47 AM

11. Can this story be viewed anywhere by non-twitter-enabled readers? (nt)

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Response to Orrex (Reply #11)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 11:49 AM

12. Post # 5 posted excerpts!

 

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Response to Madam45for2923 (Reply #12)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 11:49 AM

13. Thanks (nt)

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Response to Madam45for2923 (Original post)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 11:54 AM

14. Terrible

I have a ton of respect for those who serve. Some of the best and brightest we have sacrifice for their country. But the idea that those who serve are infallible is dangerous. There are some really bad people who enlist in the armed forces. And some of them can even become SEALS, which is reserved for the best leaders.

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Response to Johnny2X2X (Reply #14)

Mon Nov 13, 2017, 11:58 AM

15. As someone who was enlisted, it's scary to me the idea that you coud not trust fellow soldiers.

 

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