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Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Military Confirms Bodies Are of Missing GIs

source: foxnews

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

BAGHDAD, Iraq — The bodies of two U.S. soldiers who were reported missing have been recovered, and an Iraqi official said Tuesday the men were "killed in a barbaric way."

At a press conference in Baghdad, U.S. military spokesman Maj. Gen. William Caldwell confirmed that the remains, found late Monday by U.S. troops, were believed to be those of Pfc. Kristian Menchaca, 23, of Houston, and Pfc. Thomas L. Tucker, 25, of Madras, Ore.

Caldwell said the cause of death was "undeterminable" and that DNA tests would be conducted to verify the identities... article

This story is heartbreaking.
I heard a caller this morning on the Laura Ingraham show who made a good point but was dismissed by Laura because she misunderstood him. His comment was that the MSM is focusing on the kidnapping and torture of these Soldiers, but the fact that they were found only a few hundred feet from their vehicle indicates that they never gave up! They fought to the end, and torture? Maybe, but I believe these two men inflicted severe injuries to their so-called captors. So much so, that the captors had no choice but to execute them quickly! I could be wrong, but I'll remember these men as heros among heros!