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August 28, 2004

Any Military Officers/Sergeants Want to Answer a Question, Either On Background or For Attribution?

I'm trying to do some genuine reportial work. If anyone can help, I'd appreciate it.

Basically, I'd like to speak with anyone who has direct, first-hand knowlege about how after-action reports are written-- my first preference is for those who've actually written them; my second preference is for those who haven't written them, but have been interviewed/debriefed by the person who ended up writing them.

Specifically, I'd like to know if (as I assume) the person writing the report canvasses the whole unit for what each man saw, and then writes that up, or if the writer can only report what he personally, first-hand, witnessed.

If you know, and you'd like to help out, email me at aceofspadeshq@yahoo.com. I don't necessarily have to use your name or otherwise identify you; if you want to just fill me in on background, that's cool. But I'd like to have at least a couple of people willing to report for attribution.

If you know someone who might know, and you think that person wouldn't mind answering a few brief questions, please let me know you have a possible contact.

I should warn that this of course concerns the SwiftVets story, so anyone stepping forward is actually opening himself to attack by Kerry supporters (i.e., the entirety of the mainstream media).

Oh, and I also have to say that I need some way of checking your bona fides. I don't want to be spoofed by "someone willing to help" who turns out to be a Kerry supporter spinning fables in order to discredit me.

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