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Dishonoring Pat Tillman
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Veterans were honored all across America Thursday, while the most famous veteran of our ongoing wars continues to be dishonored.Veterans were honored across America Thursday, while the most famous veteran of our ongoing wars continues to be dishonored.

Pentagon Cowers Behind Wordplay
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The military covered its ass on Monday, with a report on the investigation into the exploitation of Pat Tillman that stank of non-denial denials. After three years of lies and obfuscation, the Tillman family deserves better.

Tillman Family: Briefing Was 'Unsatisfactory'

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The Pentagon briefed the Tillman family Monday following dual investigations into the alleged criminality and cover-up in the aftermath of the fratricide of Pat Tillman. Here is the family's response, in its entirety.

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The military has concluded that the fratricide of Pat Tillman was not criminal and there was no broad cover-up, despite recommending action against officers who, as the AP reports, "passed along misleading and inaccurate information and delayed reporting their belief that Tillman was killed by his fellow soldiers."

Nine Officers Blamed in Tillman Cover-Up

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The findings of an investigation into the cover-up of the circumstances of Pat Tillman's death won't be officially released until Monday, but details are leaking out. According to Defense Department officials, the report will recommend holding nine officers, including up to four generals, accountable.

Playing the Atheism Card Against Pat Tillman's Family
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The family of slain NFL-player-turned-Army-Ranger Pat Tillman may have been irreligious, but does that mean they're not entitled to the truth about the fratricide that killed their son? New Truthdig contributor Stan Goff, a retired U.S. Army Special Forces soldier who has written extensively on the topic, probes for the truth.

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