Deaths awaiting answers

by Philip Barron on September 11, 2008 · 5 comments

The bleak refusal of Army investigators in response to the Johnsons’ call for a renewed investigation of LaVena’s death has been well-noted here and elsewhere on the Web. LaVena’s case is just one of many, however; stories of other soldiers whose deaths are shrouded in secrecy, and whose loved ones still await investigation and explanation by military authorities, are coming to light. In May of 2007, this website noted an article by Diane Farsetta, senior researcher for the Center for Media and Democracy, titled

1 nitaja bartley October 3, 2008 at 9:28 am

that is so sad how come she died that quick

2 judith m wiancko December 20, 2008 at 11:20 pm

I am just sick about how the U.S. Military has put the Johnson family
through Hell and back.

3 trina March 17, 2009 at 11:33 pm

They military as a whole needs to take accountiblity for what is going on and stop trying to cover up the fact that we do have bad people serving in out armed forces.

4 MomZor December 16, 2009 at 10:04 pm

Shame on them all !

I am so sad to the core for John and Linda, as a mother that has lost a child, under NO-investigation, in the Army, I know what you are feeling.

My heart goes out to you.

5 william June 3, 2010 at 12:16 pm

I do hope that the army opens the case again…..but five years have past a lot of time wasted

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