Proof That Military Puts PC Message before Troops' Lives

Discussion in 'The Fire For Effect and Totally Politically Incorr' started by jack404, Jun 1, 2012.

  1. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

    Jan 11, 2010
    Australia
    From Michael Yon

    The following document was provided by a source within the military. This document proves that a decision was made not to arm vehicles during serious fighting because it would convey the wrong STRATCOM (strategic communications) message.
     

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  2. whymememe

    whymememe Former Guest

    Oct 29, 2011
    FEMA Region IV
    O.k. don't mount it, just carry it.
     

  3. Marlin T

    Marlin T Well-Known Member

    Jul 8, 2005
    New Mexico
    The red cross is already a target as it is, especially to muslims cause it looks like the infidel's cross.

    There should be no reason to arm them cause it is against the Geneva convention to open fire on an ambulance ya know. :rolleyes:
     
  4. cpttango30

    cpttango30 Guest

    If we start throwing away the rules then we become no better than the scum we fight against. Medical transports have never been armed when I was in. My medics had weapons to protect patients only. We provided all needed firepower in a convoy.
     
  5. raven818

    raven818 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2011
    Jax, Fl.
    In a perfect world.
     
  6. armoredman

    armoredman Active Member

    Only thing I saw medical personnel carry was a 1911, but that was in documentaries only. I could almost possibly see both sides on this argument. One thing I would do is request is extra armor - Ahab probably likes to target ambulances.
     
  7. whymememe

    whymememe Former Guest

    Oct 29, 2011
    FEMA Region IV
    Rules of war, now that's an oxymoron.
     
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