August 19, 2007

Grand Jury Refuses To Charge NYC Soldier Who Paid To Be Shot To Avoid Another Tour In Iraq

This story from GI Traveling Soldier is just too horrible to ignore. The time has come to show SERIOUS support for our troops, or better put by one of them:

“The single largest failure of the anti-war movement at this point is the lack of outreach to the troops.” Tim Goodrich, Iraq Veterans Against The War


August 15, 2007 NBC.COM [Excerpts]

NEW YORK -- A soldier who admitted he paid someone $500 to shoot him in the leg so he could avoid returning to Iraq won’t face felony charges, though his wife and another man who prosecutors say was the gunman were indicted by a grand jury.

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