Family seeks recognition for soldier ...

Family seeks recognition for soldier slain in Ark.

There are 1 comment on the The Kansas City Star story from Jul 26, 2011, titled Family seeks recognition for soldier slain in Ark.. In it, The Kansas City Star reports that:

Andy Long lies in a military cemetery in Arkansas, between a Persian Gulf veteran and a man who served in Korea.While the tombstones around him say where the soldiers served, the granite slab marking the 23-year-old's grave doesn't list a military campaign - at least, not one the Army recognizes.In the two years since Long was killed and another ...

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The Mad Man

Glendale, CA

#1 Jul 26, 2011
I'm not sure I get this one. He was not killed in combat and still got the honors of a military burial and I am not sure I get the GWOT. It was a murder of a soldier but not in the line of combat and the authorities are charging the suspect with murder. How about some clarification on this. Strange story.

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