Pentagon: Families want coffin ban

by on April 24th, 2004

“This policy of no photos has been in effect since 1991,” said John Molino of the Defense Department. “It has been tested over time and it reflects what families tell us that they would like as far as treatment of shipment of remains.”

“Quite frankly, we don’t want the remains of our service members who have made the ultimate sacrifice to be the subject of any kind of attention that is unwarranted or undignified,” said Molino, a deputy undersecretary of defense.

Etalkinghead Staff