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Marines meet with town elders to discuss the reconstruction process. DoD photo by Cpl. This article was first published in Marine Corps Times online on Aug. An insider attack that killed three Marines in Afghanistan last year is under new scrutiny as the U.
Attorney's Office in New York investigates the case and a congressman questions why an officer who warned about potential danger beforehand received a career-ending evaluation.
Scott Dickinson, 29, Cpl. Richard Rivera, 20, and Lance Cpl.
Gregory Buckley, 21, died Aug. A fourth Marine, Staff Sgt. Cody Rhode, sustained five gunshot wounds, including one that shattered his elbow, according to a Marine Corps news release.
They were all members of a police advisory team attached to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marines, out of Camp Lejeune, N.
The incident at Forward Operating Base Delhi came amid a wave of insider attacks across Afghanistan, and raised serious questions about the ease with which it occurred. The alleged shooter is a teenage boy named Aynoddin who worked for Sarwar Jan, an Afghan police commander, according to media reports.
Marine Corps Times submitted a Freedom of Information Act request to the Corps in January seeking related documents, but nothing has been released. The incident captured the interest of Rep. In a July 11 letter to Commandant Gen. Brezler, a member of a New York City fire department, reported his mistake to his chain of command in the Corps, and subsequently received an adverse fitness report.
Brezler's good-faith effort to warn his fellow Marines, of what sadly proved to be mortal danger, to derail his reserve career. The book, published instates that Marines in Now Zad worked to have Jan removed as the police chief.
Jan re-emerged as the police chief in Garmser. The Washington Post reported last August that Aynoddin, then 15, was his "tea boy," an unpaid personal assistant.
The newspaper added that Marines in Garmser said Afghan villagers complained repeatedly that Jan invited Afghan boys to bases shared with U. Several Marines ordered Jan to stop, but he continued to disobey the rule, they told the Post. Jan denied the accusations. Michael Lesavage, the former commanding officer of the 25th Marine Regiment.
The major's security clearance was suspended for the "reportable incident," and eventually expired, it adds.
Daniel Whisnant, was mobilized and deployed. While Lesavage contended that he completed the evaluation because Whisnant was deployed, the battalion commander actually was in the U.
The letter, signed by Maj. I hope he is not being retaliated against for blowing the whistle on Sarwar Jan's criminal activities, which posed an insider threat that killed three Marines.
The colonel cited Navy Department policy that, to protect a subject's right to privacy, prevents personnel from commenting on an investigation that "is not releasable in its entirety" through the Freedom of Information Act.
Doing so would be highly unusual, perhaps unprecedented — many individuals who launch insider attacks are killed in the process, and others quickly escape. A spokesman for the U. Attorney's Office said they do not comment on investigations that may be ongoing.Writing & Drawing Pencils Rulers Show Your Appreciation.
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