Army Regrets Recruiting Letters To De...

Army Regrets Recruiting Letters To Dead Soldiers' Families

There are 6 comments on the Wfmynews2.com story from Jan 6, 2007, titled Army Regrets Recruiting Letters To Dead Soldiers' Families. In it, Wfmynews2.com reports that:

The Army says a computer mix-up caused recruitment letters to mistakenly be sent out over the holidays to the families of 275 officers killed or wounded in action in Iraq.

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flower

Flushing, MI

#1 Jan 7, 2007
computer mix-up my butt! Who programmed the computers? People do that.

“DeeAnn”

Since: Dec 06

Ft. Lauderdale

#2 Jan 8, 2007
Hence the saying that "Military Intelligence" is a contradiction of terms.

Since: Dec 06

De Witt, AR

#3 Jan 8, 2007
DeeA wrote:
Hence the saying that "Military Intelligence" is a contradiction of terms.
My husband was a green beret and that was what he was in "Military Intelligence". I used to tease him, that is where you are put when they can't find anywhere else to put you.
On the other hand, so sad to be reminded during of the holidays of something so sad. Very stupid.

“DeeAnn”

Since: Dec 06

Ft. Lauderdale

#4 Jan 8, 2007
memyselfandIrene wrote:
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My husband was a green beret and that was what he was in "Military Intelligence". I used to tease him, that is where you are put when they can't find anywhere else to put you.
On the other hand, so sad to be reminded during of the holidays of something so sad. Very stupid.
It's stories like that blunder that makes me glad that I've served my time in the armed forces and am too old now by one year to have to go back in.

“DeeAnn”

Since: Dec 06

Ft. Lauderdale

#5 Jan 9, 2007
Turns out that several hundred letter were sent out during the Christmas/Channukah holiday to familes in grief over the loss of their loved ones in the war.

What a slap in the face! Can you imagine what that must have felt like???

Our Government needs an enema...

Level 2

Since: Feb 13

Selkirk, Canada

#6 Feb 10, 2013
yikes

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