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Originally posted by Countermeasures
In war you have to constantly balance ethics with your own survival, do what it takes and take what it does.....
But once the reservists were done with the assignment, they should have sought out the units the vehicles belonged to, he said.
"Instead of taking the trucks back to their rightful owners, the first thing was erasing the identity marks and dumping them off at bases," Wicker said. "They destroyed it. They did the enemy's job. ... Those trucks could be used for other units."
Wicker ordered the investigation of the thefts, which occurred before he assumed the battalion post.
"Taking the trucks in my mind was not the worst thing they did," Wicker said from Fort Hood, Texas, where he is now with the Army's 13th Corps Support Command.