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Grave Controversy at America's Military Burial Site

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posted on Jan, 4 2011 @ 02:17 PM
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Grave Controversy at America's Military Burial Site


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It's a sacred place where America buries thousands who served, but recently Arlington cemetery has sparked uproar after the remains of soldiers were found in the wrong graves.

There is an important difference between them and veterans who have simply been buried in the wrong place, yet here families of the fallen have recently discovered they may have been visiting the wrong grave site for years.

The mystery began a few months ago when it was first discovered that one grave site was completely
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posted on Jan, 4 2011 @ 02:17 PM
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The neighbouring one did contain a body but not one that that matched the name on headstone and the next plot has two sets of remains in it - only one of which was correctly marked.


Cost savings?


"That’s the problem with the entire investigation. It only came out with 211 unmarked or improperly marked grave sites. But even the army themselves admit they don’t know how many grave sites."


Cover up?


There was further scandal when a reporter found headstones from Arlington graves dumped in a nearby river.


Blame grave robbers, groundsman or middle man, while real culprits higher-up will get away with it.

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posted on Jan, 4 2011 @ 02:42 PM
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This is kind of old news. The guy in charge has been fired and might be facing a prison sentance for inproper burial.

Unless they dig up every grave I doubt we will ever know the scope of damage this guy has caused. Its a shame really, but he will be put in jail. Hopefully for a long time.



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