It is amazing that a brilliant, highly-decorated Army Special Operations Officer could be sacked in the middle of a war. Any Soldier who thinks that the media is your friend needs to talk to his nearest Public Affairs Officer (PAO). The media has never been the militarys' friend and it probably will never be its friend. The military needs to carefully scrutinize the media before talking to them. The General McChrystal firing is a superb example of that. For those interested in the article that got the general fired you can read it at the link below.