The U.S. Army gave wrong information to the families of seven dead soldiers about the circumstances of those deaths, the Army said on Monday amid a review of combat fatalities.
More than 800 deaths have been reviewed out of more than 2,000 soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Army said.
The review process started a year ago after media reports of inaccuracies and mistakes in death notifications, including the case of Army Ranger and former professional football star Pat Tillman. Read on...
This sickens me. I'm sure all the revisions of the story of Pat Tillman's death were just another turn of the knife in the side of his grieving family. Considering how many times we've found out that what the DoD has claimed isn't true, is there any doubt that this won't be just limited to seven?
These families have given the ultimate sacrifice: the life of their loved one. The very LEAST we owe them is the truth, without having to pull it out so painfully.