Benjamin Franklin nailed it when he said, "Fatigue is the best pillow." True story, Benny. There's nothing like pushing your body so far past exhaustion that you'd willingly, even longingly, take a nap on a concrete slab.
In a bizarre election-eve rally for Roy Moore, the twice-impeached judge and accused serial sexual predator who was reportedly banned from the Gadsden, Alabama, mall and monitored by police over a penchant for young shopgirls, an Army buddy of the Republican Senate candidate explained Dec. 11 that Moore couldn’t be the amoral power-hogging horndog accusers have made him out to be, because they went to a Vietnamese house of child prostitution together, and Moore comported himself admirably while sequestered in the seraglio.
For years, military officials and lawmakers have acknowledged and tried to crack down on, sexual abuse of young boys by Afghanistan’s security forces. But a new Pentagon inspector general audit reveals that the well-known problem will require more than legislative gymnastics to address: U.S. Forces-Afghanistan only identified 16 allegations involving Afghan government officials between 2010 and 2016 — and barely did anything about them.
A significant portion of court-martial proceedings for Marine Corps personnel since the start of 2017 have included charges involving the sexual abuse of children, according to Department of Defense data reviewed by Task & Purpose, further detailing the growing scourge of child sexual abuse that’s marred the armed forces in recent years.