Tuesday, November 13, 2012

TEAM SIX MEMBERS REPRIMANDED



The latest offering in the Medal of Honor series ‘Warfighter” has landed some of America’s most elite soldiers in hot water.

Seven US Navy Seals, members of Team Six, have been disciplined, including one that was a member of the team that killed Osama Bin Laden.

The reprimand is not the result of marathon gaming sessions but for revealing secrets during work as paid consultants on a video game. They were charged with violation of orders, misuse of command gear, dereliction of duty and disclosure of classified material.

Two Senior Chief Special Operators and five Chief Special Operators received reprimand letters and had half of their pay docked for two months.

The soldiers allegedly used material from the US Navy to assist Electronic Arts in designing the game that features realistic scenarios.

Earlier this year another member of Team Six wrote a book, No Easy Day, giving his account of that operation that terminated the life of terrorist mastermind Osama Bin Laden. The account differed from the official version of events leading military brass to consider charges resulted from the improper disclosure of
 secret information.

I wonder if sales of Xbox’s and PS3’s has spiked in Jihadist boot camps?

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