Example: [Collected via e-mail, July 2012]
General’s Controversial Graduation Speech Sparks Riots, 11 Killed
Many soldiers and family members are angry over reports of controversial remarks from the Commanding Officer of Fort Benning at a recruit graduation.
Speaking to an assembled crowd of new soldiers and their families at basic training graduation, Major General Robert Brown was reported as "extremely hostile."
His speech began with the "standard fluff" about duty, country, and the privileges of serving when such a small percentage of the country chooses a career in the Armed Forces. The speech took a turn, however, when the General reached a point in his remarks, obviously reused from previous ceremonies.
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Origins: This item about a "hostile" commencement speech by the Commanding Officer at Fort Benning touching off riots that required "Drill Sergeants to kill
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