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Old 01-06-2007, 09:40 AM   #1
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Unhappy Letter Screw Up

poor families


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Army asks dead to sign up for another hitch

POSTED: 9:39 p.m. EST, January 5, 2007


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Letters inadvertently sent out to officers killed in action
200 wounded soldiers also receive letters
Invitations intended for soldiers who had recently left service
Army sending out personnel to personally apologize to families

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Army said Friday it would apologize to the families of about 275 officers killed or wounded in action who were mistakenly sent letters urging them to return to active duty.
The letters were sent a few days after Christmas to more than 5,100 Army officers who had recently left the service. Included were letters to about 75 officers killed in action and about 200 wounded in action.
"Army personnel officials are contacting those officers' families now to personally apologize for erroneously sending the letters," the Army said in a brief news release issued Friday night.
The Army did not say how or when the mistake was discovered. It said the database normally used for such correspondence with former officers had been "thoroughly reviewed" to remove the names of wounded or dead soldiers.
"But an earlier list was used inadvertently for the December mailings," the Army statement said, adding that the Army is apologizing to those officers and families affected and "regrets any confusion."
Copyright 2007 The Associated Press.

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Old 01-07-2007, 09:55 AM   #2
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Thumbs down yeah it shouldn't of happened

they need to get their ACT together...
bigtime
imagine this.....your sitting at home
a complete wreck , contemplating a
whole new year without your spouse
and you get a letter asking for them to
re-enlist.... what a bad joke huh
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