2009
03.07

From the Times Online:

The most senior reservist SAS officer in Afghanistan has resigned over the death of three of his colleagues and a female Intelligence Corps soldier who were blown up while travelling in a lightly armoured Snatch Land Rover.

Major Sebastian Morley, who commanded 23 SAS, one of two Special Air Service reserve units, is understood to have been disgusted by the death of his comrades who died when their vehicle drove over a landmine in Helmand province on June 17. He is said to have included highly critical comments about equipment in Afghanistan in his resignation letter…Read full story at the Times Online. 

Major Morley sounds pretty courageous to me, and I hope civilians will join him in demanding the very best kit and thus the best chance for survival for our men and women fighting overseas. 

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