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Marine shot in head request replacement helmet and not be charged for the new one

In the military, the gear troops are issued — helmets, magazine pouches, weapons, etc — all need to be returned in the same condition as received. If it's lost or gets busted, a lost/damaged/missing gear statement needs to be filled out, and often ends in the service member's pay being docked.

"I just signed what was probably the best damaged/missing gear statement I've seen," Collier writes in his email. "Cpl Gorman: 'I was shot in the helmet by enemy. I need a new one. I do not desire to reimburse the government.'"

http://www.businessinsider.com/marines-email-missing-gear-st...

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/wounded-marine-behind-viral-em...



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He prob got shot in the head

He prob got shot in the head on purpose... those helmets need cameras to monitor this kind of thing.

surely

you jest?