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

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

  1. jlloyd73

    jlloyd73 Active Member

    Nov 28, 2010
    Last edited: Dec 8, 2011
  2. Double D

    Double D Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jul 16, 2009
    North Florida

  3. Juker

    Juker New Member

    Feb 8, 2011
    Land of Lincoln
    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" - ?!?
  4. DixieLandMan

    DixieLandMan Member

    Oct 18, 2011
    Makes me sick to even think about it.
  5. dad2thebone

    dad2thebone New Member

    Jul 10, 2011
    shows what they think of us
  6. jlloyd73

    jlloyd73 Active Member

    Nov 28, 2010
    HEADS SHOULD ROLL......................
  7. Ken W

    Ken W Member

    Jan 9, 2011
    Asheville, NC
    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.

    JUNKKING Well-Known Member

    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!
  9. Juker

    Juker New Member

    Feb 8, 2011
    Land of Lincoln
    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?
  10. jlloyd73

    jlloyd73 Active Member

    Nov 28, 2010
    My thoughts too........still a BS thing for them to do to our boys and girls.
  11. raven818

    raven818 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2011
    Jax, Fl.
    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 "?

  12. jlloyd73

    jlloyd73 Active Member

    Nov 28, 2010
    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.
  13. raven818

    raven818 Well-Known Member Supporting Member

    Oct 3, 2011
    Jax, Fl.
    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

    Bobitis Guest

    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.:(
  15. Dennis C

    Dennis C New Member

    Oct 5, 2009
    South Dakota
    The people who did this or knew about it should be sent to Ft. Leavenworth for a very long time!
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