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TEXAS WEEK

January 20, 2012 | Friendly Fire

  • Aired: 01/20/2012
  • 28:30
  • Rating: NR
A tank commander is being investigated on possible charges of involuntary manslaughter and negligent homicide in the friendly fire death of San Antonio Marine Lance Corporal Benjamin Whetstone Schmidt. A quarter of all American soldiers who served in the first Gulf War were killed by friendly fire. We will discuss how the military justice system is dealing with the problem.
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January 20, 2012  | Friendly Fire
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Friendly Fire death of a local marine focuses attention on the military justice system
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