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Panetta orders ethics
training review for officers

Associated Press, by Robert Burns

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/15/2012 10:18:45 AM

BANGKOK- Citing a string of ethical lapses by senior military officers, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has asked the Joint Chiefs of Staff to review ethics training and to brainstorm on ways to steer officers away from trouble. The move is a reflection of the depth of concern triggered by a series of misconduct cases in a military that prides itself on integrity and honor but has suffered an unusual number of stumbles after a decade of war. In a memo to Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Panetta made no explicit reference

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: lakerman1, 11/15/2012 10:27:36 AM     (No. 9015926)

Please, Leon. You are a joke. go to california and stay there. Your ´panetta institute´ will support your lifestyle.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Tucker, 11/15/2012 10:31:03 AM     (No. 9015939)

HA HA HA

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/15/2012 10:36:31 AM     (No. 9015960)

Blithering idiot is appropriate. Military officers have constantly been bombarded with ethics training.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Freeloader, 11/15/2012 10:41:50 AM     (No. 9015980)

Would also strongly recommend the enrollment in the ethnics training review of The Draft Dodger-In-Chief´s former White House Chief of Staff, who now sits in the Pentagon´s front office.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: JAN, 11/15/2012 10:41:56 AM     (No. 9015982)

Panetta stated that he did not order a military response to the Bengazi attack because he was worried about the innocent bystanders outside the building.

Go back and read his testimony.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Northcross, 11/15/2012 10:41:59 AM     (No. 9015984)

Typical bureaucratic cover your hindside reaction. Instead of going after the offenders, we compel all of the innocent to sit through a few hours of useless training resulting in zero change in the underlying problem. Nice work, twit.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Keekng, 11/15/2012 10:43:48 AM     (No. 9015993)

Trying perps in a court and dealing with that would be more meaningful than a ethics class. Typical liberal response for passing the buck. Reminds me of the PSU fiasco.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: teufelshunde, 11/15/2012 11:01:47 AM     (No. 9016054)

This from the same guy who flies his entourage home to CA on our airplane and on our dime every weekend?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: altoona, 11/15/2012 11:22:29 AM     (No. 9016140)

Ah, the ethics of leaving an ambassador and his aide unprotected in the face of a terrible threat, and the ethics of "standing down" when brave Americans are sacrificed to terrorists. Make me sick.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Hotrod, 11/15/2012 11:27:39 AM     (No. 9016156)

4-star generals are officers, but they become politicians when they put on those stars. Especially if they want to be associated with democrats.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: CEP, 11/15/2012 11:46:15 AM     (No. 9016203)

What a bunch of BS, why do the politicians always revert to they need more ethics training. The amount of officers that do not suffer ethical lapses far outnumber those who do. Why don´t you call for ethics training for the President and his administration, they seem to be very good at lying.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Polecat49, 11/15/2012 11:50:55 AM     (No. 9016217)

Hey, leon, WHEN are you and zero´s regime going to start practicing ehtics, demanded by you of others? I bet you forgot more about ethics than all your so-called experts can teach ANYONE.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: capt scurvey, 11/15/2012 11:52:07 AM     (No. 9016223)

Kinda funny, coming from this mooch...

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Reply 14 - Posted by: mercystreetbob, 11/15/2012 11:58:09 AM     (No. 9016255)

I´m a court reporter in Texas. Every two years we are required to have five hours of continuing education on ethics. Several years ago, this portion of our CE was given by an attorney. He noted that when he walks into a courtroom and sees a judge, a bailiff, a prosecutor and defense attorney, or a plaintiff´s attorney and defendant´s attorney, he realizes that the only person in the room with ethics is the court reporter.
These government and military officials should not need ethics training "review." If they don´t already have ethics, it´s just too late.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: skillsss, 11/15/2012 12:05:56 PM     (No. 9016291)

The American People need to mandate "ethics training" for this lying, unethical, POS occupying our White House. The Audacity of these Dopes is beyond reproach. Liberal´s words are as meaningless to them as they are to us. In the final analysis, it all depends on what your definition of what "is" is and what your definition of what "ethics" is. :-(

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Truth Czar, 11/15/2012 12:57:42 PM     (No. 9016430)

Panetta is a prime example of the fish rotting from the head as he sets the ethics bar ever lower when he flies home to California each weekend on military aircraft at tax payer expense, then has the gall to demote a general for excess trip expenses!!

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Reply 17 - Posted by: LanieLou, 11/15/2012 4:57:48 PM     (No. 9016928)

Just shut up & go ponder your navel at Pepperdine.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: bighambone, 11/15/2012 8:46:35 PM     (No. 9017244)

All those flag and general offices already know all about ethics. They were taught that in the military academies and officers schools. Remember Duty, Honor, Country, and a cadet will not lie, cheat, or steal, and will not tolerate those who do.

This is just another excuse to shovel taxpayers money to politically correct entities who will be hired to formulate and deliver Panetta´s ethics seminars. That´s what liberal Democrats always do after the barn-door has been left open and the horse has disappeared.

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