During Lt.(jg) Kerry's tour, he was under my command for two or three specific operations, before his rapid exit. Trust, loyalty and judgment are the key, operative words. His turncoat performance in 1971 in his grubby shirt and his medal-tossing escapade, coupled with his slanderous lines in the recent book portraying us that served, including all POWs and MIAs, as murderous war criminals, I believe, will have a lasting effect on all military veterans and their families.There's plenty more where that came from.
Kerry would be described as devious, self-absorbing, manipulative, disdain for authority, disruptive, but the most common phrase that you'd hear is "requires constant supervision."
-- Captain Charles Plumly, USN (retired)
Wednesday, July 28, 2004
Swift Boat Veterans for Truth -- that's most of the boat crew officers who served with Kerry in Vietnam -- say things like this: