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Army mistakenly sent letters to family members of fallen soldiers addressing them as "˜John Doe.'

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The Army was forced to apologize today after sending approximately 7,000 letters to family members of soldiers killed in Iraq or Afghanistan which mistakenly addressed them as 'John Doe.' The letters were sent late last month to inform survivors about private organizations 'that offer gifts, programs and other assistance to families that have lost' soldiers.
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Amanda Lang was a wonderful member of the Opednews team, and the first volunteer editor, for a good number of years being a senior editor. She passed away summer 2014.

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