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Barack Obama - Dept. of Defense Correspondences Released By the DoD


Los Angeles, CA – BACM Research/ has published correspondences between Senator Barack Obama and the Department of Defense, dating from March 3, 2005 to February 8, 2008. These documents were released in October 2010 by the Department of Defense, after a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

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Topics of the letters include:

Deployment of Illinois National Guard units.

Request for information concerning the assigning of casualty specialists to the next of kin of soldiers killed in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Questions about National Guard members being exposed to toxic substances while deployed to Mississippi and Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina.

The impact of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) process on Illinois military installations.

The use of Blackwater private security personnel in Iraq.

Concern over reports of civilian casualties arising from the U.S. military’s use of white phosphorus in Iraq.

Concern that Department of Defense’s American Forces Network (AFN) had a lack of political balance in its broadcast of talk radio programming. The letter expressed that, “AFN Radio carries the shows of a wide range of conservatives, including Rush Limbaugh, Dr. Laura Schlesinger, and James Dobson, to the near total exclusion of progressive talk radio hosts.”

These files can be downloaded for free at:

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