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Power and justice in the Marine Corps

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Jim Amos, left, removed Lt. Gen. Thomas Walhauser, right, as the consolidated disposition authority for prosecuting the cases against Marines involved in videotaping themselves urinating on dead Taliban fighters. (Sgt. Michael Walters / Marine Corps)

Our sister publication, Marine Corps Times, has an interesting story today on how power influences justice in the Corps. Check it out here: 3-star: Commandant wanted Marines ‘crushed’ for urination video


  1. jim scott Says:
    July 30th, 2013 at 10:11 am

    worst thing any one said to me was he lied about his son being killed in Iraq. it’s obvious his son is still alive, but he wants everyone to think he is dead.