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Military forced out controversial Green Beret known as Lawrence of Afghanistan ...

  • Major Jim Grant was respected and praised by then General David Petraeus - US commander in Afghanistan
  • The former general encouraged Gant's unconventional tactics to dress and act like locals
  • Gant was airlifted out of the village in 2012, demoted and asked to retire
  • Had been living with former Washington Post reporter Ann Scott Tyson for a year