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12, 2005, when Armstrong was working as a contractor in Iraq handling the remains of combat fatalities. Haight, commander of the 2nd Ranger Battalion, elite troops who accompanied commandos on sensitive, dangerous raids.
Haight’s honesty and sociability were attractive, she said. They quickly became romantic, and he promised her they would spend their lives together after he left the military, she said.Armstrong's name is redacted in the Army inspector general's report about Haight.But she identified herself to USA TODAY as his longtime girlfriend and swinging companion.The report also shows that Haight and Armstrong exchanged other emails with references to types of sexual activity."I love hearing about women who like and giggle about (oral sex)," he wrote in a September 2012 email cited by the inspector general. Armstrong furnished a copy of a handwritten letter from Haight who encouraged her while she fought breast cancer. Their affair continued through his postings, including at the Pentagon.Haight's removal from European Command was not disclosed.
It was first revealed in July by USA TODAY, which received the Army inspector general's report Wednesday after a Freedom of Information Act request.
If an adversary such as Russia had learned of Haight’s affair and sexual adventures, he would have been a prime target to blackmail, said four senior government officials who were not authorized to speak publicly about the matter.
Russia, one of the officials said, aggressively intercepts telephone calls.
At European Command, he was in charge of the military’s plans and operations to confront Russia’s increasing aggression in Eastern Europe."When MG Haight disappeared and someone need to get a hold of him, (name redacted) knew to check the hallway, outside of the SCIF, where he was usually on his cellphone," the report notes.
Haight, in his job overseeing operations at European Command and previously as a top aide to Adm.
A board will determine the rank that he last served honorably.