Friday, June 25, 2010

Fallen soldier's parents critical of Obama





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    LAKE GEORGE - The parents of Army soldier Benjamin Osborn said Thursday that U.S. Bill and Beverly Osborn say that new military rules of engagement are making soldiers on the ground more vulnerable to attack, including they say, in the final battle that took their son's life.
    "They were ambushed they were under attack and they couldn't fire until they were ordered to do so," Ben's father Bill Osborn said.
    Wearing black armbands, a gold star pin, and grief fresh from burying their son, Bill and Beverly Osborn are speaking out about the circumstances of their son's death.
    "Ben said that the tactics were wrong.




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    "We have to win the war first. The only way to do that is to have someone in charge who's a warrior, not a flower child," Beverly Osborn said.

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