- Sep 2019
If Mark was so star spangled awesome about the troops, how could he possibly come to the conclusion that O'Neill was "merely the triggerman?"This talk of YoursTruly supposedly doing research on Mark Thompson had me curious.
So I looked for Mark's other Time articles. Perhaps he makes a habit of criticizing military members?
Actually, his work has SAVED military lives.
Thompson graduated from Boston University College of Communication in 1975 and began his career where he grew up, at the Pendulum, in East Greenwich, Rhode Island. After a spell in Pontiac, Michigan, he moved to Washington in 1979, and joined the Washington bureau of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The newspaper received the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for a five-part series by Thompson that was published in March 1984. Thompson covered, or uncovered, a design flaw in Bell helicopters that went uncorrected for a decade and led to the deaths of 250 U.S. servicemen; in consequence of his work, 600 Huey helicopters were grounded and modified. He joined Knight-Ridder Newspapers in 1986, where he reported extensively on the Persian Gulf War and the U.S. invasion of Panama.In 1994, Thompson joined Time magazine as national-security correspondent, focusing on the challenges facing the post-Cold War U.S. military. Following the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, he charted the resulting profound changes in U.S. military policy, and the impact of those changes on the men and women waging the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. He retired from Time in 2016 and now writes about military matters for the non-partisan Project on Government Oversight in Washington, D.C.
Anybody who is interested, read his work. Like this one:
He treats the funeral of Air Force pilot with solemnity and respect.Air Force Major Troy Gilbert was laid to rest, finally and completely, at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday. He'd already been buried twice, in bits...time.com
Hey wait! Here's an article where he talks about TRUMP'S PICK for Secretary of Defense: James 'Mad Dog' Mattis.
Surely he drug the guy through the mud and called him a baby killer, right?
'He is without a doubt one of the finest military officers of his generation'time.com
I don't know what "research" YoursTruly supposedly did that leads to the claimed conclusion.
Somehow, I doubt we'll get any evidence of it either...