"In my view, that time delay, that inability of Adidas Energy Boost Running Shoes Womens Review the team to get off of the Benghazi airport and get to the annex and back I think allowed sufficient time for the second attack to be organized and conducted," said Ham, who was in Washington at the time of the attacks.
In a very short time, many in the military, including Ham, would then learn about the CIA annex. In his testimony, Ham said he was certain that someone in his command knew of the existence of the facilities in Benghazi, but he acknowledged that the crisis was "not the ideal time to become aware of such facilities."
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In hindsight, retired Gen. military command in Africa, said he would have pressed Libyan contacts in the defense ministry and other officials to help speed up the evacuation of Americans from Benghazi. aircraft.
Benghazi military response hampered
Hours later, at first light, an 11 minute mortar and rocket propelled grenade attack slammed into the CIA annex, killing security contractors Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty.
Ham said "in a perfect world, with no other disruptions or distractions," it could have happened.
Two House panels Armed Services and Oversight and Government Reform interviewed nine military officers earlier this year, and the testimony was released this week.
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"Once that indirect fire was over, they said 'we're going to get out of this annex, we're going to get to the Benghazi airfield,' and now what they wanted was lift capability at Benghazi airfield," Leidig said.
Throughout the night, the information relayed to military officers in Tripoli, up the chain of command to AFRICOM headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany, and the Pentagon in Washington was incomplete and often contradictory. And that complicated efforts to mobilize personnel and aircraft to get Americans out of Libya.
sporadic gunfire, but rather were seeking a plane to get out.
in the Libyan port city and that Stevens was there even though Benghazi was considered a dangerous, near lawless city after the fall of dictator Col. Moammar Gadhafi.
After the first attack, Ham and other military leaders were focused on a potential hostage situation, unaware that Stevens was already dead from smoke inhalation. They were under the impression that the Americans at the annex were safe, and none of the information they received suggested otherwise.
deaths in Benghazi if commanders had known more about the intensity of the sporadic gunfire directed at the CIA installation where Americans had taken refuge and had pressed to get a rescue team there faster, according to senior military leaders. diplomatic outpost on Sept. 11, 2012, they thought the fighting had subsided and the Americans who had fled to the CIA base about a mile away were safe. In fact, they were facing intermittent small arms fire and rocket propelled grenades around midnight and had returned fire. Then the attackers dispersed.
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