The Canadian Press

2003-01-13 | Friendly Fire

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Families of several Canadian victims of a friendly fire incident in Afghanistan went to Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana, hoping for some answers. They observed a military hearing in January involving two US pilots charged with involuntary manslaughter, assault and dereliction of duty. The purpose of the hearing was to determine if there were grounds to proceed to a full court martial. Marley Leger is the widow of Sergeant Marc Leger, one of the four Canadian soldiers killed by a bomb dropped from an American jet.

Date: 2003-01-13
Placeline: BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, Louisiana.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 13 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I have to be here to represent Mark and I have said right from the beginning that it is important for me to hear all sides of the story and in order to be able to see this through I I need to be here as difficult as it might be >>