July 24, 2014:
MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE TO JIM GANT AND THE US ARMY
Former US Army Major Jim Gant was demoted to Captain and forced to leave the military after having served his country heroically in both Iraq and more recently in Afghanistan. His expertise and accomplishment in winning the trust of local Afghan tribes dubbed him the title, "Lawrence of Afghanistan". His demise came when superiors caught him hiding alcohol and living on base with a 'reporter-turned-lover' (who is now his wife). But is there more than meets the eye to this story? For instance, why were so many superior officers unaware of Gant's hidden life style for so long? Read what those who knew Gant well have to say . . . .