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U.S. soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division had quite the Kodak moment after orders led them to investigate and document the remains of three Afghan suicide bombers. Upon completing their mission, the paratroopers made the prudent decision to pose with body parts (heads, legs etc) and take pictures as if they were at a celebrity meet and greet.
The LA Times broke the story earlier today, noting that they’d received the photos from a soldier who wanted to “draw attention to the safety risk of a breakdown in leadership and discipline” [within the U.S. Military].
The U.S. Army launched an immediate, “criminal investigation” into the incident while high ranking officials took to the press to do some damage control with their usual round of condemnations.
Obviously, the photos could not have come at a worse time for U.S.-Afghan relations, as the Obama administration is still dealing with the political fallout of the March massacre of innocent civilians by an American soldier and another incident involving Marines peeing on dead Afghan corpses back in January.
Read more: LA Times