31 Jan '18, 9pm

Marine colonel that was drugged, robbed in Bogota forced to retire:

Marine colonel that was drugged, robbed in Bogota forced to retire:

(TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE) — A military board has recommended forced retirement for a Marine colonel who was slipped a tranquilizer during a night on the town in Bogota, robbed and led around like a zombie before winding up in a Colombian hospital along with two other drugged Marine officers. Col. Roger T. McDuffie, a Harrier pilot, was the most senior Marine in a South Florida unit on a Jan. 21-Feb. 4, 2017, field trip to the Colombian capital to map out U.S. Marine operations there. An initial, internal investigation conducted by the U.S. Southern Command Marine affiliate found some Marines broke curfew, ventured into a forbidden zone, consorted with prostitutes and brought some back to their hotel _ only to be robbed of government property and hospitalized. A board of inquiry, an administrative procedure less serious than a court-martial, considered the case Jan. 11 at Camp...

Full article: https://www.stripes.com/news/marine-corps/marine-colonel-...

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