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It will be interesting to see what punishment Felix receives ....
Posted By: Stimer
Date: Saturday - November 11,2017 07:47
Calley received a slap-on-the-wrist for committing mass murder. Bergdahl received a BCD for desertion.
"The Ribbon Creek incident occurred on the night of April 8, 1956, when Staff Sergeant Matthew McKeon, a junior drill instructor at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island, South Carolina, marched his assigned platoon into Ribbon Creek, a swampy tidal creek. The incident resulted in the deaths of six US Marine Corps recruits. McKeon was found guilty of possession and use of alcoholic beverage."
"The Secretary of the Navy eventually reduced the sentence to three months in the brig and reduction to private, but with no discharge or fine. McKeon then returned to active duty, but he never regained his former rank and was medically retired in 1959 as a corporal because of a back injury."
After McKeon was released from the brig he was assigned to my squadron (VMF-312) at MCAS CPNC. He became the squadron "training NCO." He bunked in my squad bay and stayed pretty much to himself.
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