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Old 10-18-2019, 11:24 AM   #1281
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Originally Posted by speede5 View Post
I think its a stretch to blame a culture of hazing and childish behaviour that started in basic on a drug that was used in theater.

While there were key breakdowns in the leadership (both officer and NCO) in the Airborne, I fully believe that some of what occurred in Belut Huen and the tour in general can be attributed to Mefloquine. At the very least the soldier's mental state wasn't aided by the drug.

The side affects of Mefloquine can be seem all over that tour, and future tours, at least this is what my friends tell me that took the drug.
Captain James P. DeCOSTE, CD, 18 Sep 1993

Corporal Jean-Marc H. BECHARD, 6 Aug 1993
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