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Originally posted by JarheadFidelis
reply to post by dianashay
If any of this is true, hes a sick man who needs to seek serious professional help. Not to mention the possibility of a court martial. But he's "royalty" so the rules dont apply to him.
The U.S. State Department lists Hekmatyar as a ”terrorist“ for supporting attacks by Islamist Taliban and al Qaeda insurgents
Britain’s Ministry of Defence dismissed his remarks. ”It is nonsense to suggest that any British pilot would be drunk in charge of their aircraft,“
Originally posted by dianashay
I don't see any reason for any member of an elite, rich, royal family to even serve in the military (especially on frontline war duty) at all except for the pure enjoyment of it. Who would do so sanely?? really?
The 28-year-old gunship co-pilot was called on to unleash a missile strike to eliminate a senior terror leader.
The Sun understands the decisive strike occurred in late October during a partnered patrol with Afghan troops hunting the Taliban chief.
Originally posted by tinhattribunal
i thought that a brit would post this to ATS?
no? go figure.
Originally posted by cavtrooper7
A HELOCOPTER! Flying a HELOCOPTER while drunk? I couldn't aim a TOW missile on the ground if I was THAT drunk.