Mess hall commander fired due to 'loss of condiments'
The commander of a military dining facility at Bagram Airbase was fired this week due to a "loss of condiments" within his command, according to a Resolute Support Mission press release.
Col. Sonny "Saucy" Soucy's relief comes amid a string of high profile firings within the Department of Defense in recent months, although officials with knowledge of the matter say his case was "by far the spiciest."
"On the surface, the DFAC's tables always seemed to be stocked with the essentials — ketchup, mustard, hot sauce, salt, pepper," said a Marine officer stationed on the base who asked to remain anonymous for fear being reduced to eating MREs. "But when you dig a little deeper, you realize the ketchup had always 'just run out.' The new shipment of barbecue sauce was always 'coming in this weekend.' Sounds like this guy really got himself into a jam."
No details have yet been released regarding specifically which condiments were lost during Soucy's tenure, but some reports indicate they may hav…
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