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General's rank could be reduced in Tillman probe

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posted on Jul, 26 2007 @ 09:08 AM
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General's rank could be reduced in Tillman probe


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A retired three-star general criticized for misleading investigators probing the controversial death of Cpl. Pat Tillman could be stripped of a star and face a decrease in retirement pension, Pentagon officials told CNN.

Retired Lt. Gen. Phillip Kensinger misled investigators when he said he did not know until after Tillman's 2004 memorial service that Tillman's death in Afghanistan was likely the result of "friendly fire," said acting Defense Department Inspector General Thomas Gimble.

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posted on Jul, 26 2007 @ 09:08 AM
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Trying to falsify information pertaining to soldier deaths is not going to work in this century. I understand that they wanted Tillman's death to be portrayed as a heroic action, but in reality it was a mistake. Things like this happen. The soldier's family and friends still deserved the truth about his death. I think that the demotion is justified.

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