Dear Michael: I was an Air Force officer (B-52 crew) at that time, and I remember the incident well. We had an intel briefing on it soon after it happened, and I recall being grateful for serving under a CINC with guts enough to make the right call at the right time. Obama is unfit for command, and for the life of me, I cannot understand why roughly half the electorate (according to most polls) still intends to vote for this man! Any line officer of any U.S. service branch would face a summary court martial for abandoning his men during an attack - and rightfully so. Obama should be impeached immediately for dereliction of duty, election nonwithstanding.