More on DoD Coffin Policy

The first story in This Week in the Pentagon covers the Department of Defense’s new policy on allowing media access to the coffins of American soldiers returning home to the United States.

Flag Policy Story

We’ve heard some of this before, but it was heartened to hear that the DoD will pay for family members to come to Dover if they want to. It was also touching to see just how seriously Secretary Gates has taken this issue.

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3 Responses

  1. AirForce SSgt. Phillip Myers is coming home today. His family has given permission for his homecoming to be filmed. I can only hope that the media and those protesting on both sides will treat this family and SSgt Myers with the respect and dignity they deserve. They deserve nothing less and so much more.

    http://www.cbsnews.com/blogs/2009/04/05/world/worldwatch/entry4920950.shtml

    This story on CBS made me think – especially the last paragraph.

  2. As it was…

  3. I had tried to embed a photo…

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