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274 Troops Reportedly Dumped in Virginia Landfill....?????

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by jlloyd73, Dec 8, 2011.

  1. jlloyd73

    jlloyd73 New Member

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    Sickning.
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    Under what possible circumstance, in what bizarre scenario, in the furthest stretchest of someone's imagination, would anyone with a single brain cell at Dover think: "Okay, this is the right thing to do" - ?!?
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    Makes me sick to even think about it.
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    shows what they think of us
  6. jlloyd73

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    HEADS SHOULD ROLL......................
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    Revolting. Proves the we're just a means to an end to the govt. Not people but numbers and statistics.
    "The families of the dead authorized the military to dispose of the remains respectfully and with dignity". I highly doubt their family members being unceremoniously dumped in a filthy trash heap was one of the options on their collective minds when they signed off on that one.
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    on 9/11 they kept every piece of bone fragment with hopes of identifying who they were and now they go and do this to someone who served our country at a huge cost. I agree with everyone above it is sickening!
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    That part confuses me - are they reporting that 274 of our war dead had no families, or families who really didn't care where they were buried? No one wanted to visit, or see a headstone, or pay their respects?
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    My thoughts too........still a BS thing for them to do to our boys and girls.
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    You can bet your sweet butts they don't, but...that's gonna change. The public, and family members who have doubt, will keep this alive for a looong time. And that's the way it should be.

    It mentioned " ashes " of the deceased. Ashes of the dead in with garbage. Never to be recovered and identified. Do they have a list of those dumped? Or, are they going to tell family members " we're not sure if their loved ones are there "?

    Sick.
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    Like I said before...."HEADS SHOULD ROLL"....

    I don't care if it goes all the way to "W".....someone needs to pay for this crap.
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    I'm told by my wife, just now ( she's usually right on that:

    The military would find remains from military that had been previously destroyed by a bomb of some type. They would perform DNA test on all the pieces of different GI's killed in the blast, and identify them. Family members were notified, burial services performed.

    Later, while dealing with more, much smaller body pieces, they would identify more body pieces from someone who had previously been identified and whose family had gone through the process already, hence:

    At least, that addresses the major concerns I had. But, a garbage dump doesn't denote respectfully and with dignity.
  14. Bobitis

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    My Father served in 3 branches, and I was Executor for his estate (such as it was).
    I made sure he had a proper burial with full military honors.

    That said, I have to ask WHY/HOW on Gods green earth could these families be so calous about their loved ones remains?:eek:

    In no way do I condone what was done :mad:; But Dayum people! Yer willing to let complete strangers handle this stuff?:confused:

    I don't know which is more disgusting to me.:(
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    The people who did this or knew about it should be sent to Ft. Leavenworth for a very long time!
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