If you have not heard the story of LaVena Johnson
you will. She was the first female soldier from
Missouri to die while serving in Iraq.
We ask that you watch the video, it is worth the
eight minutes time. It tells the story of the
Johnson family and their fight to clear their
Her death is officially listed as a suicide, even
though she had broken teeth, a broken nose, a broken
neck, was shot on the left side of her face even
though she was right-handed, and had lye poured on her
She was just over 5 feet tall and her M-16 is 40
inches long, and the wrong caliber. Oh, and after she
was dragged into her tent, it was set on fire.
Really? A suicide?
We ask that you please either go to the link at the
end of the video and help any way you can, or go
here to learn more and sign a petition
to reopen the investigation into her death.
As Veterans, and as Americans, we cannot let this
continue. This family has been fighting the
government to get answers since 2005 and government
owes them an honest answer.
Comments are always welcome.