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ID:

285

Date:

2007-12-23

Headline:

Soldiers and suicide : One family shares pain 'beyond words'

Reporter's name:

Kimberly Hefling

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

Associated Press

City:

Sanford, NC

Summary:

A retired Special Forces commando used FOIA to obtain hundreds of pages of information about his son's suicide in Iraq and used what he found to battle his lifelong employer and spark the Army Inspector General's office to investigate.

Notes:

Update (June 2009): See "Report: Dad's complaints about GI's care unfounded" (Associated Press, 6/5/09), http://www.google.com/hostednews/ap/article/ALeqM5hItl1kUw-hDIkxCvNvl1GD-hUPiAD98KDGP80

Keywords:

Sanford, N.C., Army Inspector General's office, suicide, 3rd Infantry Division, U.S. Rep. Bob Etheridge, D-N.C.,


Agencies:

DOD

States:

NC

Categories:

Iraq
military


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