PICTURE OF DISCIPLINE

PICTURE OF DISCIPLINE: The photo accompanying this CNN story Soldier detained in fatal grenade attack on Army base captures the essence of military professionalism:



Photo by Ben Lowi, Time Magazine

Despite the contempt they must feel for a fellow soldier who lobbed three grenades into their command tent, a company of armed 101st Airborne soldiers not only arrested him rather than shooting him, but they’re now ensuring his safety.

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James Joyner is Professor and Department Head of Security Studies at Marine Corps University's Command and Staff College and a nonresident senior fellow at the Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security at the Atlantic Council. He's a former Army officer and Desert Storm vet. Views expressed here are his own. Follow James on Twitter @DrJJoyner.