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Our top story the bottom of the hour we're learning more tonight about some of the people who plan to testify at Wednesday's congressional hearing on the Ben Ghazi terror attack.
At least three whistle blowers are expected -- accuse the Obama administration.
I'm trying to cover up key facts about the assault.
Of course the White House has said such witnesses are free to come forward.
But tonight national security correspondent Jennifer Griffin tells us what happened to one man who is still paying the price for blowing -- -- His revelations to the media about the need for armored vehicles to protect the troops from roadside bombs and changed the course of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Saving untold lives of US service members.
Normally -- -- would be considered a hero.
But instead this marine was called a traitor by his superiors and paid a heavy price his story is a cautionary tale for the -- Ghazi whistle blowers.
Who plan to testify to congress this week.
They have a reason to be scared to threaten and attack smoke being fired I sympathize.
Schools would like.
Some transparency on this issue I think that's -- they'd like to throw gasoline on that issue -- doesn't happen again in the future.
That's what I was doing -- France -- was a decorated marine in Afghanistan in 2006.
When he became the source for a series of front page stories in USA today.
Calling out the Pentagon for failing to send.
Mine resistant vehicles to the field.
When troops were dying from roadside bombs.
And -- -- testified before the house committee on government reform and oversight the same committee hearing the big Ghazi testimony Wednesday the solving the issue.
-- hand with -- more important then.
That allowing it to remain silent chain of command didn't work.
At some point I realized that the only way to do this school.
Around the chain of command the retaliation from the Pentagon Kyle said began almost immediately after it started to make my congressional and media disclosures.
A series of reprisal -- then finally.
To my suspension for over one year but it was the -- my firing.
And the stripping the ball -- clearances without clearance of the can't do much to hurt hurts my reputation forever and that and that's and that's just the way it is.
The Marine Corps would not respond to -- allegations of retaliation.
-- -- government whistle blowers to seek the help of the nonprofit government accountability project which represents him and other whistle blowers for free.
Brett Jennifer -- at the Pentagon Jennifer thank you.
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