Hasan could have made a complaint to the equal oppurtunity board. These officers would have been reviewed by the EO board and the review would have become a permanent part of their record and it goes on that officers command fitness report.
Now, you're a brigade commander and you need to promote a new commander to one of your battalions. Are you going to pick the guy with an EO board review on his record, or are you going to pick another guy that is just as qualified and doesn't have an EO review? Be honest.
Remember, you're a commander, too. You have a command fitness report to worry about, too. You're responsible for the actions of the men under your command. Are you really going to give command to an officer with an official charge of prejudice behavior?
They were probably white Christians, too. Am I close?We had very similar type situations back in my time as subversive groups tried to use our military for weapons training, tactics, explosive training etc. The first line of defence against that type of practice was the other soldiers in the batallion....?