1. Bowman, GySgt Larry R.

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The August 3, 2005, incident described in "Raising the Flag" (Letter from Iraq, April) involved only marines, not soldiers; it is inaccurate to use the terms interchangeably. I also take exception to using the names of specific marines only a year after the incident occurred. I can only imagine the anguish it would cause our Gold Star families to read your description.


GySgt Larry R. Bowman


Columbus, OH


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