Saturday, January 21, 2012

Friendly Fire | January 20, 2012

Watch January 20, 2012 | Friendly Fire on PBS. See more from Texas Week.
A tank commander is being investigated on possible charges of involuntary manslaughter and negligent homicide in the friendly fire death of San Antonio Marine Lance Corporal Benjamin Whetstone Schmidt. A quarter of all American soldiers who served in the first Gulf War were killed by friendly fire. We discuss how the military justice system is dealing with the problem.

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