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(KCEN TV Waco)   Army: Your son deserted the Army so he will not be getting a military funeral. Family: He went missing right before he'd have been honorably discharged and was found in a shallow grave. Army: He really wanted to desert, now get out of my office   (kcentv.com) divider line
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2020-07-02 5:39:38 PM  
You suck at reading comprehension subby
 
2020-07-02 9:39:37 PM  
She said she reached out to her casualty officer out of Fort Sill. According to Wedel, she was told they were planning to clear Gregory's name. Then she got a call back that clarified that until the autopsy results came back showing Gregory had been dead for ten months, they were going to put his date of death as last Friday.

So wait for the autopsy results to come before holding the funeral?
 
2020-07-02 9:41:29 PM  
Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?
 
2020-07-02 9:41:48 PM  

johnny_vegas: You suck at reading comprehension subby


You suck at knowing where you are.
Welcome to Fark.
 
2020-07-02 9:41:52 PM  
"It doesn't make sense that a young man who was just days away from getting an honorable discharge and his military benefits would all of a sudden just disappear without a trace.

Sure it does. I bolded the sense it makes.
 
2020-07-02 9:43:20 PM  
Sounds pretty clear, from what shes saying theres no way this young man would do that so close to completion.  I guess anything is possible, but it sure looks like something happened to him, not him just deserting.

and if its true, fark these assholes who tried to call him a deserter.

if not, I stand corrected.
 
2020-07-02 9:44:53 PM  

dyhchong: "It doesn't make sense that a young man who was just days away from getting an honorable discharge and his military benefits would all of a sudden just disappear without a trace.

Sure it does. I bolded the sense it makes.


Are you implying the military murdered him to keep from having to give him his benefits?  I'm pretty sure there are easier ways for them to do that, and also that there would be a whole lot more missing soldiers.
 
2020-07-02 9:46:22 PM  

dyhchong: "It doesn't make sense that a young man who was just days away from getting an honorable discharge and his military benefits would all of a sudden just disappear without a trace.

Sure it does. I bolded the sense it makes.


So the Army killed him so they wouldn't have to pay his benefits?
 
2020-07-02 9:47:30 PM  

GrogSmash: Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?


Serial killer on the base?
 
2020-07-02 9:47:40 PM  
Soldiers do crazy things (I was one). It wouldn't be completely outside the realm of possible that a soldier deserts just a couple weeks from being discharged. This guy did nearly 6 years, and was a PV2, so that seems to suggest at least one (maybe multiple) Article 15 cases. Still, it would be rather rare for even a shiatbird to leave at that moment and that should have gotten the attention of a lot of people higher up in the chain of command. I feel for the family right now. The Army could be handling this better.
 
2020-07-02 9:49:10 PM  
So who declared the Code Red?

/can't handle the truth
//go ahead and deride my truth-handling abilities
 
2020-07-02 9:49:25 PM  

jso2897: johnny_vegas: You suck at reading comprehension subby

You suck at knowing where you are.
Welcome to Fark.


*insert 'your mom' joke here*
 
2020-07-02 9:50:11 PM  

GrogSmash: Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?


That's why the army is waiting on the local authorities to do an investigation and discover the cause of death before they change his status.
 
2020-07-02 9:51:26 PM  
From what I took away FTA is that all kinds of folks are trying to reach the proper conclusion.  Too bad the deceased don't come with a TOD tag or microchip.
 
2020-07-02 9:52:42 PM  

Fart_Machine: GrogSmash: Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?

That's why the army is waiting on the local authorities to do an investigation and discover the cause of death before they change his status.


That aspect I have no issues with.  That is policies and paperwork.

The fact that folks are going missing, and there are zero details is what gets my goat.
 
2020-07-02 9:53:25 PM  

johnny_vegas: jso2897: johnny_vegas: You suck at reading comprehension subby

You suck at knowing where you are.
Welcome to Fark.

*insert 'your mom' joke here*


Children! Children! You are both idiots and I slept with both your mother's!
 
2020-07-02 9:55:19 PM  

johnny_vegas: jso2897: johnny_vegas: You suck at reading comprehension subby

You suck at knowing where you are.
Welcome to Fark.

*insert 'your mom' joke here*


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2020-07-02 9:58:38 PM  

lolmao500: GrogSmash: Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?

Serial killer on the base?


I'm thinking that any available corpse dogs are going to be getting some overtime around that base...  might be an interesting horor show, depending how many have gone missing.

And a distraction from covid, the election, and a fine addition to 2020...
 
2020-07-02 9:59:46 PM  

johnny_vegas: jso2897: johnny_vegas: You suck at reading comprehension subby

You suck at knowing where you are.
Welcome to Fark.

*insert 'your mom' joke here*


I prefer to insert it into your actual mom.
 
2020-07-02 10:00:16 PM  

dyhchong: "It doesn't make sense that a young man who was just days away from getting an honorable discharge and his military benefits would all of a sudden just disappear without a trace.

Sure it does. I bolded the sense it makes.


So you're saying the Army is conspiring to kill people before they get out and receive benefits?  Or just this one guy?  Even if true there isn't one person specifically benefiting from the money saved so what's the farking point?  God I hope this was a sad attempt at being funny...
 
2020-07-02 10:00:46 PM  

MSBFDffpm: From what I took away FTA is that all kinds of folks are trying to reach the proper conclusion.  Too bad the deceased don't come with a TOD tag or microchip.


Huh, does that exist?  Like an implantable chip with a clock that starts ticking as soon as your core temperature drops below 80 or something...
 
2020-07-02 10:03:42 PM  

phedex: Sounds pretty clear, from what shes saying theres no way this young man would do that so close to completion.  I guess anything is possible, but it sure looks like something happened to him, not him just deserting.

and if its true, fark these assholes who tried to call him a deserter.

if not, I stand corrected.


Might be something that is standard practice.  Member disappears without a trace and after x amount of time is automatically considered a deserter.
 
2020-07-02 10:09:56 PM  
Would a deserter have one of these?

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2020-07-02 10:11:32 PM  

Fart_Machine: GrogSmash: Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?

That's why the army is waiting on the local authorities to do an investigation and discover the cause of death before they change his status.


That is not very reassuring.  If Morales' body has been buried for 10 months, estimating the time is dicey.  OTOH if they turn up something about how he got dead, that might be helpful to the army, his family, and classification as a non-deserter.
 
2020-07-02 10:12:42 PM  

Steakzilla: phedex: Sounds pretty clear, from what shes saying theres no way this young man would do that so close to completion.  I guess anything is possible, but it sure looks like something happened to him, not him just deserting.

and if its true, fark these assholes who tried to call him a deserter.

if not, I stand corrected.

Might be something that is standard practice.  Member disappears without a trace and after x amount of time is automatically considered a deserter.


It was.

However the body was found and prelim reports say that he died... Right around when he disappeared.

At that point I would immediately reverse the desertion classification.  You kinda have to be alive in order to desert.
 
2020-07-02 10:13:24 PM  
I knew a guy who spent 3 years as a POW in Vietnam, escaped, made it back to US lines and instead of pinning a medal in him, he was labeled a deserter and given a dishonorable discharge because his company commander never reported him MIA
 
2020-07-02 10:14:39 PM  
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2020-07-02 10:21:06 PM  

Steakzilla: dyhchong: "It doesn't make sense that a young man who was just days away from getting an honorable discharge and his military benefits would all of a sudden just disappear without a trace.

Sure it does. I bolded the sense it makes.

So you're saying the Army is conspiring to kill people before they get out and receive benefits?  Or just this one guy?  Even if true there isn't one person specifically benefiting from the money saved so what's the farking point?  God I hope this was a sad attempt at being funny...


We all know that your boss conspiring your potential demise was a potential part of the job when we signed up.

But this is another thing entirely.
 
2020-07-02 10:23:17 PM  
Gee, I wonder why that guy they found dead in a hole stopped showing up for duty.  I'm sure the two are unrelated, and this is all a huge coincidence.
 
2020-07-02 10:26:02 PM  

GrogSmash: Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?


Suicide, Russian style.
 
2020-07-02 10:26:38 PM  

GrogSmash: Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?


Vanessa Gullien.

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Sexually harassed at Fort Hood... which is apparently SO NOTORIOUS for rape on site that female soldiers are told to never walk alone. She disappeared. Her family started pressing.

And Now..

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This is apparently not the first time this has happened. People.. especially female soldiers.. apparently tend to disappear at Fort Hood, BUT, the sexual assault/rape is not contained to women. The men are preyed on as well. It's a cluster. Fort Hood needs to be shut down entirely.

/online scuttlebutt I'm seeing is this might be sex or organ trafficking but, take that with a bottle of salt
 
2020-07-02 10:27:17 PM  

GrogSmash: Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?


That second point was my thought exactly! I was like waitaminute! I'm pretty sure I just read this story but the victim was a woman. Is this normal for Fort Hood?!
 
2020-07-02 10:29:34 PM  

Steakzilla: dyhchong: "It doesn't make sense that a young man who was just days away from getting an honorable discharge and his military benefits would all of a sudden just disappear without a trace.

Sure it does. I bolded the sense it makes.

So you're saying the Army is conspiring to kill people before they get out and receive benefits?  Or just this one guy?  Even if true there isn't one person specifically benefiting from the money saved so what's the farking point?  God I hope this was a sad attempt at being funny...


The very sad thing is, you look at who is running things and how they got their positions, it's a non-zero probability.

/Military version of the autopsy report  ofBreonna Taylor
 
2020-07-02 10:32:21 PM  

LrdPhoenix: dyhchong: "It doesn't make sense that a young man who was just days away from getting an honorable discharge and his military benefits would all of a sudden just disappear without a trace.

Sure it does. I bolded the sense it makes.

Are you implying the military murdered him to keep from having to give him his benefits?  I'm pretty sure there are easier ways for them to do that, and also that there would be a whole lot more missing soldiers.


They just refuse to give them to you without killing you
 
2020-07-02 10:40:08 PM  
Not a lot of benefits after six years ya'll.
 
2020-07-02 10:40:21 PM  
Anyone look at the deserter list? One guy on the list deserted 68 years ago. Numerous are 50+ years. At what point does the Army say we don't care about it?
 
2020-07-02 10:48:30 PM  

fusillade762: dyhchong: "It doesn't make sense that a young man who was just days away from getting an honorable discharge and his military benefits would all of a sudden just disappear without a trace.

Sure it does. I bolded the sense it makes.

So the Army killed him so they wouldn't have to pay his benefits?


They do have a pattern of that in VA hospitals.

But seriously though, obviously this guy was so desperate to desert that he couldn't even bother digging himself a proper grave.  It all adds up.
 
2020-07-02 10:54:30 PM  

jso2897: johnny_vegas: jso2897: johnny_vegas: You suck at reading comprehension subby

You suck at knowing where you are.
Welcome to Fark.

*insert 'your mom' joke here*

I prefer to insert it into your actual mom.


Need a bigger penis than your needle dick, she's a size queen
 
2020-07-02 10:56:10 PM  

GrogSmash: Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?


You've been missing a lot, it's been pretty big news around the country and those parts, so since it's been on all the news its assuming you knew it, it is also a local news source and everyone knows about this.

A female soldier has been missing for a couple of weeks.  The army wasn't doing much so a senator got involved so they actually started doing search parties for her during one search party they found him in a shallow grave.

Unfortunately it does not end on a happy note as they found more remains not far from his.  As far as I know they havent confirmed if it is her or not.
 
2020-07-02 10:56:28 PM  

GrogSmash: Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?


So it appears possible there is a serial killer on base.
 
2020-07-02 10:57:12 PM  

lolmao500: GrogSmash: Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?

Serial killer on the base?


I always make a point to kill at least two people at a time... So I'm a parallel killer...
 
2020-07-02 10:58:27 PM  

dkulprit: GrogSmash: Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?

You've been missing a lot, it's been pretty big news around the country and those parts, so since it's been on all the news its assuming you knew it, it is also a local news source and everyone knows about this.

A female soldier has been missing for a couple of weeks.  The army wasn't doing much so a senator got involved so they actually started doing search parties for her during one search party they found him in a shallow grave.

Unfortunately it does not end on a happy note as they found more remains not far from his.  As far as I know they havent confirmed if it is her or not.


North of the 49th here, so the goings on of a military base in Texas doesn't usually make my news feeds.

And details like that would have been useful in the article.
 
2020-07-02 10:58:54 PM  

johnny_vegas: You suck at reading comprehension subby


I'm failing to follow.  They haven't confirmed that he didn't desert, and is still on deserter status and they still expect family to pay for moving the body?
 
2020-07-02 11:00:51 PM  

LrdPhoenix: dyhchong: "It doesn't make sense that a young man who was just days away from getting an honorable discharge and his military benefits would all of a sudden just disappear without a trace.

Sure it does. I bolded the sense it makes.

Are you implying the military murdered him to keep from having to give him his benefits?  I'm pretty sure there are easier ways for them to do that, and also that there would be a whole lot more missing soldiers.


https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x75​b​t6
 
2020-07-02 11:04:57 PM  
It was the burying himself in a shallow grave that allowed him to elude the MP's for so long.
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2020-07-02 11:07:57 PM  

dkulprit: johnny_vegas: You suck at reading comprehension subby

I'm failing to follow.  They haven't confirmed that he didn't desert, and is still on deserter status and they still expect family to pay for moving the body?


I was more referring to subby's comment that his body was found before his discharge date
 
2020-07-02 11:20:50 PM  

fusillade762: dyhchong: "It doesn't make sense that a young man who was just days away from getting an honorable discharge and his military benefits would all of a sudden just disappear without a trace.

Sure it does. I bolded the sense it makes.

So the Army killed him so they wouldn't have to pay his benefits?


the military doesn't  pay benefits, the VA does, even the gi bill stuff.
 
2020-07-02 11:21:19 PM  

johnny_vegas: dkulprit: johnny_vegas: You suck at reading comprehension subby

I'm failing to follow.  They haven't confirmed that he didn't desert, and is still on deserter status and they still expect family to pay for moving the body?

I was more referring to subby's comment that his body was found before his discharge date


Discharge date is a great name for a hookup app for people with gonorrhea...
 
2020-07-02 11:25:46 PM  

roostercube: Soldiers do crazy things (I was one). It wouldn't be completely outside the realm of possible that a soldier deserts just a couple weeks from being discharged. This guy did nearly 6 years, and was a PV2, so that seems to suggest at least one (maybe multiple) Article 15 cases. Still, it would be rather rare for even a shiatbird to leave at that moment and that should have gotten the attention of a lot of people higher up in the chain of command. I feel for the family right now. The Army could be handling this better.


He joined June 2015, disappeared in August 2019, right before his discharge....not nearly six years.

But yeah, that's a low rank.
 
2020-07-02 11:26:19 PM  

mchaboud: lolmao500: GrogSmash: Ok, some serious details missing from that article...

Like how the fark did he end up in a shallow grave?

Followed closely by...

Apparently this isn't the only individual to go *poof* from that base?!?

Serial killer on the base?

I always make a point to kill at least two people at a time... So I'm a parallel killer...


I don't know. I've heard killing them 1 at a time can be quicker because less cross-talk between victims.
 
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