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New developments in a war of words hitting a defense contractor against and medal of honor recipient that recipient -- Dakota Meyer -- suing B eight.
He claims his former employer ruined his chance to get another job because he did in tow the company line now the company is responding Rick Leventhal slap across -- -- who was.
-- -- And -- I've actually spoken to Dakota Meyer many times over the past couple of weeks but he's keeping his comments off the record saying.
He warning gauge in a war of words in his holding himself to a higher standard but.
As we found these court documents his former supervisor is not holding back.
Just three months ago Meyer was in the White House receiving the nation's highest honor after repeatedly braving enemy fire to save three dozen lives in Afghanistan in 2009.
But this 23 year old former marine says his patriotism cost him a civilian job.
Earlier this year Meyer began working for defense cock contractor BAE systems and says he found out.
The company was planning to sell sophisticated thermal optic -- scope to Pakistan.
He says US service members are being issued outdated equipment while the -- would get the best year which.
Might wind up in the wrong hands and he used to kill our troops now BA.
He denies this saying they were lower -- -- in any case -- gave -- notice and applied for a new job.
And then Meyer says his former supervisor trashed him.
To a prospective employers saying he was mentally unstable a problem drinker and not performing tasks assigned so Myers sued BAE and the supervisor for slander.
Well that's supervisor former marine sniper Bobby McCray has filed a response calling Myers defamation claims groundless.
Saying he was a mentor.
And revealing that Myers suffered a traumatic brain injury while at war accusing -- being distracted by his new found fame saying quote.
Meyer was not focused on his job in the commitments he made but rather was more focused on -- pending star status with his movie deals book deals and other commercial endeavors.
-- -- attorney Tom Nesbitt says that's flat out false and inconsistent with -- Who Dakota Meyer is.
Meanwhile BA he says it was not a party to this particular filing.
Calling it a marine on marine personality conflict saying it still hopes -- To settle this lawsuit out of court.
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