On Vietnam War – The Soldier’s Revolt

28 09 2013

The Soldier’s Revolt

Hidden Story of the Americans that Finished the Vietnam War

Excerpts and adaptation: The Soldier’s Revolt  by Joel Geier

“Our army that now remains in Vietnam is in a state approaching collapse, with
individual units avoiding or having refused combat, murdering their officers and
noncommissioned officers, drug-ridden, and dispirited where not near-mutinous
conditions exist among American forces in Vietnam that have only been exceeded
in this century by…the collapse of the Tsarist armies in 1916 and 1917.”
        –    Armed Forces Journal, June 1971

Mutiny at the Afghan Air Corps

27 04 2011
Death toll of NATO casualties at shootout in Kabul airport rises to 9

KABUL, April 27 (Xinhua) — Death toll of NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) at shootout in Kabul airport on Wednesday reached nine, a statement of the military alliance released here said.

“Eight International Security Assistance Force service members and one ISAF civilian died following a shooting incident here today,” the statement confirmed.

However, it did not identify the nationalities of the victims, saying it is ISAF policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities.

In the previous statement the alliance put the number of casualties suffered at the incident which happened at Afghan Air Corps at 11:00 a.m. local time just six soldiers.

Earlier, Afghan Defense Ministry confirmed in a statement that shootout between an Afghan pilot and his foreign colleagues at Afghan Air Corps which located in western part of Kabul airport left a number of people dead and injured.

Afghan Defense Ministry in the statement also noted that more details would be released after completion of investigation.

Meantime, Taliban militants fighting Afghan and NATO-led troops in Afghanistan claimed of responsibility, saying in the incident carried out by a Taliban loyalist nine foreign and five Afghan soldiers were killed.