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  • Wednesday, March 08, 2006

    The war against deserters

    This report from USA Today looks at US marines "hunting" for Vietnam era deserters, in an effort to warn those currently in Iraq:

    Chief Warrant Officer James Averhart, who has commanded the Marine Corps Absentee Collection Center since September 2004, told the St. Petersburg (Fla.) Times that he had ordered cold cases reopened and that his squad had caught 27 deserters in his first 11 months on the job, a rate he suggested was higher than those of his predecessors. The Corps last month updated that number to 33 cases.

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