31 Jan '18, 11pm

Drugged and robbed Marine colonel being forced to retire

Drugged and robbed Marine colonel being forced to retire

A military board has recommended a Marine colonel who was drugged and robbed while on assignment in Bogota, Colombia , be forced to retire, the Miami Herald reported. Marine Harrier pilot Col. Roger T. McDuffie was on a temporary assignment in Colombia with several other Marines. An initial investigation found that some of the Marines broke curfew and brought prostitutes back to their hotel rooms, who then robbed the Marines of sensitive government property. A military board convened on Jan. 11 at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, found that McDuffie was guilty of subpar performance and “failure to demonstrate acceptable qualities of leadership required of an officer in the member’s grade,” Marine spokeswoman Gina Levy told the Herald. “The board recommended involuntary retirement, in grade.” Col. Roger T. McDuffie was a Harrier pilot on assignment in Colombia when he allegedl...

Full article: https://www.marinecorpstimes.com/news/your-marine-corps/2...

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