Sunday, February 21, 2016

Judge Orders Iraq Veteran to Put Flowers on Grave?

We know most veterans do not get what they need to heal from where they sent and we also know that many self-medicate to get numb. In the following case an Iraq veteran was found guilty of DUI and a woman died. The veteran made a choice to drink and drive. She also made a choice to risk her life in the military. Will she get help in jail to heal? Even if she does what good will it do if she is forced to go to the grave of the woman she killed?
Judge Refuses to Alter Veteran's Sentence in Fatal Crash 
By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS 
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. 

Feb 20, 2016

A judge in central Pennsylvania refused to modify the sentence he imposed in a fatal crash, including provisions that the defendant carry the victim's picture and place flowers on her grave. 


Jennifer Sloan, 34, of Cresson, an Iraq war veteran who said she turned to alcohol due to post-traumatic stress disorder, was sentenced in Blair County in December to 2 1/2 to five years in prison in the April 2013 death of 58-year-old Connie Naylor, of Dysart. read more here