5 International Soldiers Drown in Missouri

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    U.S. Army Night Infiltration Course Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

    Five international soldiers were drowned during the night when their vehicle went off a treacherous stretch of road amidst rising flood waters in Southwest Missouri. They did not have an escort and were reportedly unfamiliar with the area.

    The soldiers were returning to Fort Leonard Wood where they were receiving officer education in military policing, chemical defense and engineering. The Maneuver Support Center for Excellence is part of a program to educate international soldiers. Some of the bodies were discovered in the car and others were found nearby.

    The names, ages and countries of the deceased have been released:

    Maj. Mohammad Hassan Ibrahim, 32 yrs. Old, Egypt

    Maj. Akram Abu Al-rub, 38 yrs. Old, Jordan

    Capt. Ahmed Moussouni, 32yrs. Old, Algeria

    Capt. Ahmed Abdelghani, 29 yrs. Old, Egypt

    Capt. Hasman Hussin, 33 yrs. Old, Malaysia

    Fort officials have reported that the bodies are being returned to their own country for burial.

    According to one news source, a witness saw the vehicle go off the road but said they lost sight of it as it was suddenly swept away by the water. Locals in the area stated that unless you are familiar with the topography of the area around Fort Leonard Wood, it is easy to become disoriented. Perhaps that is why it has earned the nickname, Fort Lost in the Woods.

    As these international soldiers were mostly from desert lands they would not have been accustomed to navigating a vehicle during a flood.

    This accident was tragic and unnecessary. The men were traveling without an escort and were not from this country.

    Why is our military training international soldiers with American tax payer dollars? When did we start funding the education of foreign soldiers on military policing, chemical defense and engineering? Who authorized such a program and just how many of these international soldiers are currently on American military bases?

    According to one news source these international soldiers are called trainees. After looking at one Fort Leonard Wood website, it is hard to tell how many of these trainees are living on the base. According to a 2000 report there were 13,666 trainees on base. Military officers and private citizens stated that this number is underestimated by approximately 23%.

    On the same website Fort Leonard officials released a report that there were 21,250 available bedrooms / barracks available for trainees. On that particular website there is no mention of training International soldiers.

    There was another website – a community forum offered by Fort Leonard Wood, that announced two classes in Arabic and other multicultural education material. It was being presented as new and the date on the Arabic language classes was listed as 2012 which means they have been giving these classes for at least the past 4 years.

    How many Middle Eastern international soldiers are currently staying at Fort Leonard Wood? It's anyone's guess.

    Due to the lack of transparency the Obama administration has become known for, it is incumbent upon the American people to do their own investigation to get to the bottom of this.

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    What is your source for this information..and what are "international soldiers"? I don't understand. Why were they here?
     
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    None of modern Western politics makes any sense.
     
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    Condolences to their families.
     
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    ------------------------------------ sure it does , goal of the West and its elites and politicians is to spread all cultures and religions , races , peoples throughout the western world Goose !!
     
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    To what end?
     
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    Probably easier to control a mish mash of cultures . The pols get to pander to different groups with money and different favors . See how they currently pander to 'hispanics' , gays , muslims , lesbians and now the transgenders to name a few different groups . Import a buncha Syrian invader refugees and someone will step forward to fight for their weird rights . See al Sharpton and Jessie Jackson and the Syrians will get some similar type of leaders and pressure groups . I heard some older politician from the 'g.bush' administration say it on tv , it makes sense to me Goose !!
     
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    Yes. What upsets me about this environment is it divides the nation into "communities", right down to the "white flighters". In a monolithic nation you could be an individual(remember rugged individualism?). Now days everyone is on guard, not wanting "undesirables" on their turf.

    20 years ago in my birth city I could feel like a complete anonymous. Now it's population is many times more and yet I can't poke my head out the door without some jackass wanting to interact with me. You'd think greater population would result in less "community" ane more privacy but since the growth was due to migration and not births, this is not the case.And you have to carefully pick yourr area to live in. In the past, it was like, the rough area was there and everywhere else was fine. Easy. Even in a new city or town it was easy.

    Today privacy is only a thing for the VERY comfortably well off.

    ive seen the solving of the human condition go backward in my life. The cost of living is higher. The manners are gone. Privacy is shot to hell. Getting ahead when young is all but finished.

    It sux.
     
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