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Feature Article by Donna Hancock
FROM A READER OF FREEDOM'S PHOENIX…
April 22 was the 13th anniversary of the friendly fire killing of Cpl Pat Tillman, a football hero and man of honor who gave up millions in potential earnings to serve his country. I watched the documentary movie "The Tillman Story" as I do every year on the anniversary of his death.
The movie uses actual footage from that time and interviews with key people involved. It documents Tillman's death and the beginning of a massive cover-up of the real reason for his death. The cover-up involved several senior military officers and, possibly, the President. The
reason I devote attention to this incident is because I believe we have lost moral high ground in our country and that senior members of the military, especially those who graduated from our service academies (where those highest standards of honor are incorporated into strict honor codes), should be expected to exemplify hi
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