View Single Post
Old 07-27-2013, 12:50   #21
Area Commander
Paslode's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Kansas
Posts: 4,155
Originally Posted by The Reaper View Post
I concur.

I my 25+ years of service in Infantry and SF units I have never seen anything more than a little friendly ribbing between Christians and Jewish soldiers. And it went both ways.

Maybe this had a lot more to do with his activism and looking for trouble, than any real discrimination.

In fact, the only incidents of threats or violence I saw during my service were committed by minorities.

A soccer coach said to me awhile back that

If you are having doubts then your daughter will undoubtedly pick up on it and could cloud her opinion of the same coach
According to the dubious source Wiki, Mikey has written:

He has written that at the Academy he encountered a string of incidents of psychological harassment, including notes emblazoned with swastikas and anti-Semitic slurs, death threats, and two violent incidents of hazing where he was ambushed, beaten, and in one case hospitalized.[2]

Amazing his 2 sons appear to have had very similar the same experiences.
When a man dies, if nothing is written, he is soon forgotten.
Paslode is offline   Reply With Quote