FOX NEWS EXCLUSIVE: Navy Air Force Inspector General Under Investigation After Dismissing Anti-Gay Harassment Complaint

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    Aug 15, 2010 1:02 AM GMT
    For those of you who don't yet get your news from Fox

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/08/13/exclusive-navy-air-force-inspector-general-under-investigation/

    By Jana Winter Published August 13, 2010 FoxNews.com

    The inspector general of the Naval Air Force Atlantic Fleet is under investigation for the handling—and dismissal—of a Navy ensign’s anti-gay harassment complaint, FoxNews.com has learned.

    Ensign Steve Crowston said he suffered months of continual anti-gay harassment and sexual discrimination from his fellow and commanding officers with Strike Fighter Squadron 136 at Naval Air Station, Oceana, Va.

    The harassment began in August 2009, says Crowston, 36, when his fellow officers called him into a room for a review of call signs, a military moniker that easily identifies a service member. He says his name was written on a whiteboard with a list of call sign recommendations: “Cowboy,” “Gay Boy,” “Fagmeister,” “Cowgirl,” “Romo’s Bitch,” “TO,” “Terrell Owens” and “Redskins.”

    Call signs can be used in official military correspondence and in radio calls, and the names often get printed onto clothing and can follow someone throughout their career.

    Crowston – who would not disclose his sexual orientation – says his commanding and executive officers were in the room and participated in the group vote, picking “Romo’s Bitch.”

    The six-page official complaint, filed in February and obtained by FoxNews.com, also includes a slew of additional accusations involving the misuse of government funds and property and other improprieties by the squadron commander and officers.

    In May, the Naval Air Force Atlantic IG’s office found Crowston’s sexual harassment allegations unsubstantiated and closed the case.

    Crowston contends that Beverly Bilger, the inspector general charged with investigating his claims of sexual harassment and workplace hostility, was biased by a previous familiarity with the commander named in the complaint.

    Crowston – who has filed two separate whistle-blower reprisal complaints with the Defense Department inspector general’s office – said that Bilger admitted to him to having previously worked across the hall from the commander. He said Bilger relayed personal information about the commander and admitted to contacting him about Crowston’s complaint weeks before the investigation began.

    “I believe the investigating officer was biased to begin with,” Crowston told FoxNews.com. “She should’ve removed herself.”

    On Thursday, the Naval Inspector General – which oversees the Naval Air Force Atlantic IG’s office – told FoxNews.com that it has reopened Crowston’s case and launched an investigation into the way the complaint was initially handled.

    “The Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet Inspector General completed its investigation into the complainant's original allegations in May 2010," Navy spokesman Lt. Myers Vasquez told FoxNews.com. "The complainant voiced concerns about the CNAL investigation and the Naval Inspector General decided to re-examine the original case and conduct a preliminary inquiry into the manner in which the original allegations were investigated.”

    Sources said Naval Inspector General investigators flew out to U.S.S. Enterprise last week to interview Crowston’s former executive officer and former squadron members. Investigators have also conducted interviews at Oceana, where Crowston was previously stationed.

    When reached by phone at her office, Bilger said she could not comment and referred FoxNews.com to the Navy's press office.

    In the following months after the alleged call sign incident, Crowston said, the harassment only got worse. He says he was the subject of anti-gay slurs and continued harassment in person and over e-mail from his commanding officers and from his squadron officers. Crowston said he was the target of what he believes to be numerous instances of reprisal from his commanding officers — the same officers Crowston named in his Navy complaint to the inspector general were charged with conducting his review. It was the worst review Crowston received in his 16 years in the Navy, and he said it was entirely unfounded.

    Crowston requested a transfer and in February was relocated to the Strike Fighter Wing Atlantic squadron, also in Oceana. On Thursday, Crowston was suddenly reassigned to Naval Special Warfare Group Two, a Virginia Beach-based Seal team scheduled to deploy to Iraq or Afghanistan in the coming months.

    Crowston documented these instances of reprisal in two separate whistle-blower complaints he filed with the Department of Defense, the most recent on Aug. 6.

    The issue of inappropriate or offensive call signs has reportedly been acknowledged by the Navy’s top leadership when Vice Adm. Tom Kilcline warned commanding offers to keep call signs professional.

    Crowston says a friend of his who also served in the Navy committed suicide in August 2009, and in her suicide letter she cited anti-gay harassment similar to what he encountered. Crowston said he was humiliated and offended by the call sign review and asked for an apology from officers responsible for coming up with the “Gay Boy” and “Fagmeister” suggestions.

    “There needs to be acknowledgment that this is improper content — there's obviously an issue with call signs — and I’m seeking acknowledgment that this is improper conduct within the aviator community,” Crowston said. “I believe I’m owed an apology for this.”

    “I hope that people that have the courage to step up and know right from wrong and say something,” Crowston said. “I’m standing up for what I feel is right.”

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    Aug 15, 2010 1:08 AM GMT
    Well let's see what happens. so far it's odd. You have a don't ask don't tell policy and a boot right out of the forces if you do, so it's supposedly straight guys making gay jokes and inferences at each other.

    Anti-gay hassassment would infer the victim is gay, No? Yes?

    What a mess.

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    meninlove said Well let's see what happens. so far it's odd. You have a don't ask don't tell policy and a boot right out of the forces if you do, so it's supposedly straight guys making gay jokes and inferences at each other.

    Anit-gay hassassment would infer the victim is gay, No? Yes?

    What a mess.



    Thanks to Bill Clinton. I ponder if any suicides resulting to that have been put on the Clinton Body count?
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    Aug 15, 2010 1:06 PM GMT
    OP, I'm not sure why you thought this was post-worthy. Are you attempting to show how balanced Fox News can be, or what? The real news is contained within the comments section. Nothing new here. Fox lovers are largely homophobic/homo-hating individuals.

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    Aug 15, 2010 1:07 PM GMT
    Your first sentence was enough to cease reading the entire post.
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    HndsmKansan saidYour first sentence was enough to cease reading the entire post.

    I know, I know, but even the National Enquirer gets facts right on occasion.
    Towleroad is running the story about this right now.
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    HndsmKansan saidYour first sentence was enough to cease reading the entire post.

    That's fine, but weren't you the one in another thread touting the benefit of being open to multiple sources?
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    HndsmKansan saidYour first sentence was enough to cease reading the entire post.

    That's fine, but weren't you the one in another thread touting the benefit of being open to multiple sources?



    I was... and I do listen to multiple sources and actually have already listened to FOX today as well as as "Face the Nation" on CBS and of course, "Meet the Press" on NBC.

    Why didn't you just say.... "From FOX news:

    No interpretation necessary....
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    HndsmKansan said
    socalfitness said
    HndsmKansan saidYour first sentence was enough to cease reading the entire post.

    That's fine, but weren't you the one in another thread touting the benefit of being open to multiple sources?



    I was... and I do listen to multiple sources and actually have already listened to FOX today as well as as "Face the Nation" on CBS and of course, "Meet the Press" on NBC.

    Why didn't you just say.... "From FOX news:

    No interpretation necessary....

    Was just having a little bit of fun, but still making a point to show Fox does not limit stories to what is ok with the conservative religious right. Aren't we very touchy today?
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    Aug 15, 2010 3:22 PM GMT
    The_reppaT_Thing saidOP, I'm not sure why you thought this was post-worthy. Are you attempting to show how balanced Fox News can be, or what? The real news is contained within the comments section. Nothing new here. Fox lovers are largely homophobic/homo-hating individuals.

    If you are a gay person and do not understand why the story is newsworthy, I can't think of anything to say to show you. Perhaps IHG84 might jump in - maybe he could explain it to you.

    I was also putting Fox in the title so that casual forum readers who have been conditioned to believe everything from Fox is how you describe it will see something else, and start including Fox in their quiver of sources.
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    Aug 15, 2010 4:31 PM GMT
    socalfitness saidI was also putting Fox in the title so that casual forum readers who have been conditioned to believe everything from Fox is how you describe it will see something else, and start including Fox in their quiver of sources.

    Here are the comments of other FOX followers that you would like us to join. Just a sample, but of over 200 most are like this, with only a few friendly to the Ensign in this story. These are your FOX Folks; no wonder you want us to be reading them:

    What did he expect? Don't ask don't tell and don't swish around the office. Sodomites have no place in the service.

    Good for the navy....Queers are not normal......who wants to bunk next to one.....

    I say Fagmeister was the one needed for his call sign.............SEMPER FI to my brothers out there

    NO GAY'S MILITARY NEEDED. IF GAY "s GET INTO MILITARY I WOULD USED THEM AS CANNON FIGHT [FIRST ONE"S IN LINE OF FIRE TO BE KILLED. PERIOD!

    Welcoming the sexually abnormal into the ranks has seriously eroded military camaraderie and mutual support.....National security has been badly compromised by this insanity.

    Twinkie does Navy and nasty old Navy doesn't want to be done. Fly away, fly away on your pretty wings, for California awaits. So, services lavatories have to be designated His Hers Its ? When hades frosts over.

    Sodomites deserve no special rights - PERIOD......


    Scroll through some of the others for yourselves, and see the real reason why socialfitness wants us reading FOX (You need to click on Comments at the bottom of the article):

    http://www.foxnews.com/us/2010/08/13/exclusive-navy-air-force-inspector-general-under-investigation/?test=latestnews#commenting
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    Aug 15, 2010 4:33 PM GMT
    Socalfitness I am going to try something new, because instead of acutally having to respond all I have to do is look at the comments section of this article.


    "What did he expect? Don't ask don't tell and don't swish around the office. Sodomites have no place in the service"

    "Good for the navy....Queers are not normal......who wants to bunk next to one....."

    "Just sounds like the normal way of doing business. He obviously does something to cause this. If he can't stand the heat, get out of the fire."

    "I say Fagmeister was the one needed for his call sign.............SEMPER FI to my brothers out there !"

    "NO GAY'S MILITARY NEEDED. IF GAY "s GET INTO MILITARY I WOULD USED THEM AS CANNON FIGHT [FIRST ONE"S IN LINE OF FIRE TO BE KILLED. PERIOD"

    "The Department of Defense should investigate whoever recruited this twit. Should never have been accepted in the first place."

    "Welcoming the sexually abnormal into the ranks has seriously eroded military camaraderie and mutual support.....National security has been badly compromised by this insanity."

    "Sodomites deserve no special rights - PERIOD......"

    "I always wonder about the, "was harrassed for months" argument. It is not harrassment if you allow it to go on for months. Secondly this is just one of many problems with queers. They are mentally ill in the first place so you can't argue with them. Sadly trhe Navy has to deal with this as if they are normal. This will always lead to problems."

    "f*g"

    "Go Navy.... As a former Marine - SEMPER FI !!!!!"

    "A shame that the money spent training this gay blade was wasted. No one will fly with him or be his wingman. The progressives and other bleeding hearts won't realise that gays DO NOT belong with hetrosexual men in the armed services. Being in the military is not a 9-5 job where you go home after a day in the office. You often sleep, shower etc... with these weirdos and they are not tolerated nor should they be. They are bad for morale and esprit de corps. Being gay is unatural, inmoral and despite what you may think personally the men in the armed services resent having gay men forced into their living space and their semi-private lives."

    "Meant Air Force -- leave the Air Force alone - they have things to do - sh.. eating and co.. sucking sexual deviants don't belong there. Let them go to NY or San Francisco and design clothes.... Or do hair! Homosexuals, Sodomites --- they are all disease spreading sexual deviants and far from "gay" - they have bastardized the original meaning of that word. Guess they don't like to call themselves what they are. Homosexuals."

    "homosexuals should not be allowed in the military!<<<<<<<<<< They said the same thing about integrating blacks in the military before 1949."




    And that's not even half the shit posted there.
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    socalfitness saidI was also putting Fox in the title so that casual forum readers who have been conditioned to believe everything from Fox is how you describe it will see something else, and start including Fox in their quiver of sources.

    Here are the comments of other FOX followers that you would like us to join. Just a sample, but of over 200 most are like this, with only a few friendly to the Ensign in this story. These are your FOX Folks; no wonder you want us to be reading them:



    Wilton, are you serious?! You totally beat my idea by like 2 minutes icon_redface.gif
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    Lame Wilton - the story stands on its own. Did you forget to include this comment, or did it go against the point you are trying to make:

    I am absolutely appealed and disgusted at most of the comments on this story, especially from those claiming to be members of the military or former members. No where in this article does it state that Ensign Crowston is gay, Everyone makes an assumption that he is gay. The issuance of a “call sign” for member of the professional military aviation community has been a long honored tradition – and as such should be professional as they are used over the air to identify an individual and used in official correspondence. The actions of the squadron members in recommending a call sign for Ensign Crowston is not the actions that I would expect, as a retired military aviator (“Gramps”), from any professional military organization. The fact that the Commanding officer (CO) and the Executive Officer (XO) did nothing about this unprofessional behavior, but condone it, tells me there is a very serious breach of basic supervision, leadership and management within this unit. Yes, the Navy must re-examine this case very carefully and remove and terminate those individuals who failed to perform their duties and office. And if that means career termination and loss of benefits, oh well, sucks to be you!! To treat a Commissioned Officer, with 16 years of prior service as a Non-Commissioned Officer, they way Ensign Crowson has been treated is pitiful and shows a complete lack of basic respect.
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    socalfitness saidDid you forget to include this comment, or did it go against the point you are trying to make:

    I am absolutely appealed and disgusted at most of the comments on this story, especially from those claiming to be members of the military or former members. No where in this article does it state that Ensign Crowston is gay, Everyone makes an assumption that he is gay. The issuance of a “call sign” for member of the professional military aviation community has been a long honored tradition – and as such should be professional as they are used over the air to identify an individual and used in official correspondence. The actions of the squadron members in recommending a call sign for Ensign Crowston is not the actions that I would expect, as a retired military aviator (“Gramps”), from any professional military organization. The fact that the Commanding officer (CO) and the Executive Officer (XO) did nothing about this unprofessional behavior, but condone it, tells me there is a very serious breach of basic supervision, leadership and management within this unit. Yes, the Navy must re-examine this case very carefully and remove and terminate those individuals who failed to perform their duties and office. And if that means career termination and loss of benefits, oh well, sucks to be you!! To treat a Commissioned Officer, with 16 years of prior service as a Non-Commissioned Officer, they way Ensign Crowson has been treated is pitiful and shows a complete lack of basic respect.


    Lulz, take a look that comment is one in a dozen of comments talking about how evil us "fags" are.

    Get with it man the fox news viewer-base hates you as much as they hate Muslims, feminists, and blacks. Fox knows this and adjusts their bullshit to feed that. What do you think this story is a fair and balanced report? You wish, this is nothing more than another story to get their viewers angry.

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    socalfitness saidDid you forget to include this comment, or did it go against the point you are trying to make:

    I am absolutely appealed and disgusted at most of the comments on this story, especially from those claiming to be members of the military or former members. No where in this article does it state that Ensign Crowston is gay, Everyone makes an assumption that he is gay. The issuance of a “call sign” for member of the professional military aviation community has been a long honored tradition – and as such should be professional as they are used over the air to identify an individual and used in official correspondence. The actions of the squadron members in recommending a call sign for Ensign Crowston is not the actions that I would expect, as a retired military aviator (“Gramps”), from any professional military organization. The fact that the Commanding officer (CO) and the Executive Officer (XO) did nothing about this unprofessional behavior, but condone it, tells me there is a very serious breach of basic supervision, leadership and management within this unit. Yes, the Navy must re-examine this case very carefully and remove and terminate those individuals who failed to perform their duties and office. And if that means career termination and loss of benefits, oh well, sucks to be you!! To treat a Commissioned Officer, with 16 years of prior service as a Non-Commissioned Officer, they way Ensign Crowson has been treated is pitiful and shows a complete lack of basic respect.

    As the saying goes, the exception that proves the rule. Nice crowd you want us to be reading regularly. And using a rare FOX piece that doesn't bash gays but actually reports a news story, to draw us into reading and viewing FOX, and so be exposed to the majority of their stories on gays that are negative, along with their right-wing propaganda.

    To parphrase another old saying: "You can't get a FOX to change its markings." This story only reinforced what I thought about FOX and its audience.
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    socalfitness saidDid you forget to include this comment, or did it go against the point you are trying to make:

    I am absolutely appealed and disgusted at most of the comments on this story, especially from those claiming to be members of the military or former members. No where in this article does it state that Ensign Crowston is gay, Everyone makes an assumption that he is gay. The issuance of a “call sign” for member of the professional military aviation community has been a long honored tradition – and as such should be professional as they are used over the air to identify an individual and used in official correspondence. The actions of the squadron members in recommending a call sign for Ensign Crowston is not the actions that I would expect, as a retired military aviator (“Gramps”), from any professional military organization. The fact that the Commanding officer (CO) and the Executive Officer (XO) did nothing about this unprofessional behavior, but condone it, tells me there is a very serious breach of basic supervision, leadership and management within this unit. Yes, the Navy must re-examine this case very carefully and remove and terminate those individuals who failed to perform their duties and office. And if that means career termination and loss of benefits, oh well, sucks to be you!! To treat a Commissioned Officer, with 16 years of prior service as a Non-Commissioned Officer, they way Ensign Crowson has been treated is pitiful and shows a complete lack of basic respect.

    As the saying goes, the exception that proves the rule. Nice crowd you want us to be reading regularly. And using a rare FOX piece that doesn't bash gays but actually reports a news story, to draw us into reading and viewing FOX, and so be exposed to the majority of their stories on gays that are negative, along with their right-wing propaganda.

    To parphrase another old saying: "You can't get a FOX to change its markings." This story only reinforced what I thought about FOX and its audience.

    My original point is there are items on Fox that are representative of multiple viewpoints. I'm not suggesting you get in bed, excuse the pun, with any group of commenters. Did you get this story on MoveOn, Kos, MSNBC, or CNN? What I and others suggest is that guys get their news from multiple sources. I have had discussions with some who do not and the current events they are ignorant of is amazing.
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    DoomsDayAlpaca said... this is nothing more than another story to get their viewers angry.

    Exactly. Stir the pot and rile up the faithful. Show how serious the gay peril is, and hope voters will choose anti-gay candidates in the Fall. And socialfitness wants us reading this crap too, and become indoctrinated like him.

    His action is just the 21st-Century version of the pamphleteer passing out his material, hoping if you read it you'll be hooked. In this case the bait was a supposedly gay-friendly story from an unlikely source.

    "For those of you who don't yet get your news from Fox"

    I find the use of the word "yet" very telling -- a favorite word of advertising copy;

    "If you haven't yet tried our product..."

    "If you haven't yet discovered the savings of our car insurance..."

    Yeah, we're getting a sales pitch here, plain & simple.

    And BTW, look for more anti-gay rhetoric coming from Republican candidates as the Fall US election approaches. It's worked for them before, a tried-and-true tactic they'll be using again. So likewise watch for FOX, the media arm of the Republican Party, to be supporting that tactic. You'll see outright attacks on gays, and stories like this one, that appear neutral, but whose intent is to enrage & energize the right-wing base, just as those comments demonstrate. I guarantee it.
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    Very interesting article, though FOX is like fire to some of the ghouls on here, so expect the discussion to be about how evil FOX is and a bunch of other garbage, from people who don't even watch FOX, except as always read smear sites, edited clips, and of course listen to other loons who hate it.

    Like that one crazy guy I put on ignore awhile ago what was his name, reppa peppa something like that who cares. I remember when I had looked at his profile it said something like "If you watch FOX" don't talk to me", I thought wow that sounds like a winner right there. If people like him hate it then I know its a good thing lol.
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    socalfitness saidDid you forget to include this comment, or did it go against the point you are trying to make:

    I am absolutely appealed and disgusted at most of the comments on this story, especially from those claiming to be members of the military or former members. No where in this article does it state that Ensign Crowston is gay, Everyone makes an assumption that he is gay. The issuance of a “call sign” for member of the professional military aviation community has been a long honored tradition – and as such should be professional as they are used over the air to identify an individual and used in official correspondence. The actions of the squadron members in recommending a call sign for Ensign Crowston is not the actions that I would expect, as a retired military aviator (“Gramps”), from any professional military organization. The fact that the Commanding officer (CO) and the Executive Officer (XO) did nothing about this unprofessional behavior, but condone it, tells me there is a very serious breach of basic supervision, leadership and management within this unit. Yes, the Navy must re-examine this case very carefully and remove and terminate those individuals who failed to perform their duties and office. And if that means career termination and loss of benefits, oh well, sucks to be you!! To treat a Commissioned Officer, with 16 years of prior service as a Non-Commissioned Officer, they way Ensign Crowson has been treated is pitiful and shows a complete lack of basic respect.

    As the saying goes, the exception that proves the rule. Nice crowd you want us to be reading regularly. And using a rare FOX piece that doesn't bash gays but actually reports a news story, to draw us into reading and viewing FOX, and so be exposed to the majority of their stories on gays that are negative, along with their right-wing propaganda.

    To parphrase another old saying: "You can't get a FOX to change its markings." This story only reinforced what I thought about FOX and its audience.

    My original point is there are items on Fox that are representative of multiple viewpoints. I'm not suggesting you get in bed, excuse the pun, with any group of commenters. Did you get this story on MoveOn, Kos, MSNBC, or CNN? What I and others suggest is that guys get their news from multiple sources. I have had discussions with some who do not and the current events they are ignorant of is amazing.


    Exactly, but you have to remember some people only like to hear their view point talked about and agreed with lol.

    This is why the other news networks are spinning around the toilet, because that's all they do. FOX is different from the others, people see this and so it is watched more, and kills its competition.
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    The_reppaT_Thing saidOP, I'm not sure why you thought this was post-worthy. Are you attempting to show how balanced Fox News can be, or what? The real news is contained within the comments section. Nothing new here. Fox lovers are largely homophobic/homo-hating individuals.

    If you are a gay person and do not understand why the story is newsworthy, I can't think of anything to say to show you. Perhaps IHG84 might jump in - maybe he could explain it to you.

    I was also putting Fox in the title so that casual forum readers who have been conditioned to believe everything from Fox is how you describe it will see something else, and start including Fox in their quiver of sources.


    Oh, please. LOL boy has about as much knowledge on this subject as he does quantum physics, though I've no doubt he'd chime in if O'Reilly or Beck declared quantum physics to be liberal quackery. Otherwise, he'd have no way of collecting his talking points.

    And I know why you posted this thread, little man.
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    The_reppaT_Thing saidAnd I know why you posted this thread, little man.

    As you can read above, you're not alone.
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    reviewed comments
    typed comment to express my views as a disabled retired air force veteran
    of 15 yrs
    clicked send and send/share
    would not post unless i signed up as fox member
    no, f _ _ king way to such bias and bullying gang
    yes, i was very assertive and told them to bring it on
    so later for the sorry pieces of s _ _ t
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    socalfitness saidDid you forget to include this comment, or did it go against the point you are trying to make:

    I am absolutely appealed and disgusted at most of the comments on this story, especially from those claiming to be members of the military or former members. No where in this article does it state that Ensign Crowston is gay, Everyone makes an assumption that he is gay. The issuance of a “call sign” for member of the professional military aviation community has been a long honored tradition – and as such should be professional as they are used over the air to identify an individual and used in official correspondence. The actions of the squadron members in recommending a call sign for Ensign Crowston is not the actions that I would expect, as a retired military aviator (“Gramps”), from any professional military organization. The fact that the Commanding officer (CO) and the Executive Officer (XO) did nothing about this unprofessional behavior, but condone it, tells me there is a very serious breach of basic supervision, leadership and management within this unit. Yes, the Navy must re-examine this case very carefully and remove and terminate those individuals who failed to perform their duties and office. And if that means career termination and loss of benefits, oh well, sucks to be you!! To treat a Commissioned Officer, with 16 years of prior service as a Non-Commissioned Officer, they way Ensign Crowson has been treated is pitiful and shows a complete lack of basic respect.


    Lulz, take a look that comment is one in a dozen of comments talking about how evil us "fags" are.

    Get with it man the fox news viewer-base hates you as much as they hate Muslims, feminists, and blacks. Fox knows this and adjusts their bullshit to feed that. What do you think this story is a fair and balanced report? You wish, this is nothing more than another story to get their viewers angry.



    Wow somebody can't obviously think for himself, and from what I understand since you know my buddy Dan... You don't even have cable so how do you know what is on FOX?

    Oh yea that's right I forgot, you look at the sites and the clips which allows you to come up with that intelligent conclusion that FOX is anti-gay, anti-woman, and racist...

    Would you be so kind as to produce actual facts and evidence to support your ridiculous claims... Be careful what you try to show me, I do watch FOX, so I'll know if you're trying to send me some edited clip, to which I will provide you with the full one... icon_smile.gif
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    IHG84 saidand from what I understand since you know my buddy Dan... You don't even have cable so how do you know what is on FOX?


    Wow. That's a particularly cheap shot. Even if it is true, it's disclosing personal information inappropriate on a public forum, and if it's not true, it's that plus being disinformation.

    I know reppaT can deal with this sort of thing himself and doesn't need anyone's help. But....man....