Wednesday, March 10, 2010 1:07:30 PM
just a question...why was his niece posed so provocatively? its one thing to have pictures of them in a swimsuit in the pool, but to have her sprawled out on his car, stockings in a hotel looking room?
also, he needs to learn to hide his files better. unless the guy searching the computer is super tech savvy, he wouldn't have found the pictures if the dude had compressed the files into other files and then hidden said files DEEP in the computer. then again, this dude was excited about the mud on the back of his truck...
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 12:49:45 PM
"It was probably made extremely clear that bringing porn into the country was illegal and unauthorized."
Just to be clear, it was absolutely, 100% made clear quite a few times that no porn was allowed. They preached it constantly.
As a military member who has been there, I think it is a little ass backwards that we are trusted to carry around M4's with 4 loaded magazines or more, defend ourselves, fight in battles and generally participate in highly dangerous combat operations... but hell rains down on us if we want to jerk off using visual images.
Chesty Puller had it right... we need to be a little tougher so we don`t get invaded, beaten and our enemies breed a hardier race with our women.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 11:29:01 AM
Murder, rape and oppression are of course horrible, reprehensible things. They also have nothing to do with this.
Rick S is spot on: It was probably made extremely clear that bringing porn into the country was illegal and unauthorized. Doesn't matter if everyone does it or if the higher ups normally look the other way- once the official investigation opened on this guy, they would have had to take action against anything illegal they found. That he was ever charged with child porn for those photos of his niece is horrible, but that doesn`t change his willful violation of a direct order. It`s just too bad for him that they found his real porn because it.
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 7:36:17 AM
I find it hard to believe that the average soldier doesn't have some kind of adult porn on their computer. It gets lonely over there, I`m sure. And that sucks that a family member probably sent those pictures of his niece to him and he got in trouble for it.