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Video: Sgt. Sitton



On June 4, Sgt. Matthew Sitton wrote a letter to U.S. Rep. C.W. Bill Young. In it, he explained to the Republican legislator that for weeks his platoon had been mandated to patrol empty fields and compounds strewn with explosives. The missions, he wrote, served no purpose. Soldiers were losing arms and legs every day. He had objected, but no one had listened.

[Last modified: Saturday, September 29, 2012 8:48pm]


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