Stars and Stripes accuses U.S. military of censorship in Iraq

Stars and Stripes, the newspaper that receives U.S. military funding to help it cover and get distributed free to American forces in war zones, complained Tuesday of censorship by military authorities in Iraq.

A soldier with the U.S. Army's 1st Cavalry Division patrols the streets of eastern Mosul, Iraq, on June 16.

In a story on its Web site, the newspaper known as Stripes said the military violated a congressional mandate of editorial independence by rejecting a request to embed reporter Heath Druzin with the U.S. Army's 1st Cavalry Division, which is attempting to secure the city of Mosul.

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This sounds just like the 1st Cav, they do what the hell they want to do when they want to do it. The Cav is full of "good ole boys" from Texas, and they act above the law. They bully their nco's and intimidate their joes, if you fight for your rights, you will be retaliated against and no one to help, not even the IG, becacause they are Cav as well.