Soldeir killed in a game of Quick Draw

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Soldeir killed in a game of Quick Draw

Post by TC204 » December 19th, 2011, 8:00 am

FORT HOOD, Texas — A game of "quick-draw" between two soldiers in Iraq went horribly wrong, leaving Falmouth Army Sgt. Matthew Gallagher dead and his roommate facing possible murder charges, court testimony revealed Saturday ... /-1/NEWS01" onclick=";return false;

What a shame, my sister knows his parents. It was originally reported as an accident and now they have to live with this..
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Soldeir killed in a game of Quick Draw

Post by IEDmagnet » December 19th, 2011, 1:49 pm

Regardless of the outcome of this, I have never seen such an irresponsible act between two NCOs in my entire life. It is something I just can't grasp as a former SSG. The fact they did this crap as a game between themselves is bad enough, the fact they did it in front of subordinates is reprehensible, no senior NCOs or COs put a stop to it makes no sense, and the fact that one of them is dead now makes it unforgivable.

I hope the douche gets convicted of something, be it negligent homicide or manslaughter, strip his rank and discharge the tard dishonorably.
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Re: Soldeir killed in a game of Quick Draw

Post by abnhawk » December 19th, 2011, 9:12 pm

Fucking dumbasses.
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Re: Soldeir killed in a game of Quick Draw

Post by rgrokelley » December 20th, 2011, 2:02 am

The only casualty that 5th Group had during Desert Storm was a SGT in our Support company. SSG Leonard Russ was killed when his buddy pulled a gun during a card game and joking around, acted like he was going to shoot him. Then the "gun went off".
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