Investigations

Misleading Information from the Battlefield

Chronology

Tuesday, July 24, 2007

Committee Requests Specific Tillman Documents from the White House

Today Chairman Waxman and Ranking Member Davis sent a letter to the White House requesting specific documents related to the death of U.S. Army Corporal Patrick Tillman, who was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan in 2004.

Friday, July 13, 2007

Committee Objects to Withholding of Tillman Documents

Today Chairman Waxman and Ranking Minority Member Davis sent a letter to the White House objecting to the withholding of documents related to the death of U.S. Army Corporal Patrick Tillman, who was killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan in 2004. As a result of deficient responses from both the White House and Defense Department, the Committee also announced an August 1 hearing to examine what senior Defense Department officials knew about Corporal Tillman’s death.

Thursday, May 17, 2007

Committee Inquires on Disciplinary Action

The Oversight Committee has asked General Ham whether disciplinary action was taken following Lt. Col. Kauzlarich's denigrating remarks questioning the Tillman family's faith.

Monday, April 30, 2007

Committee Requests Lynch Report from U.S. Central Command

Chairman Waxman writes to the Inspector General of U.S. Central Command requesting a copy of a report on their investigation of the false information circulated about the rescue of Army Private Jessica Lynch from An Nasiriyah, Iraq on April 1, 2003.

Friday, April 27, 2007

Committee Seeks White House and Defense Secretary Communications about Tillman Death

Chairman Waxman asked the White House and Defense Department officials up the chain of command to provide the Oversight Committee with any communications relating to the death of Corporal Pat Tillman.

Tuesday, April 24, 2007

Oversight Committee Holds Hearing on Tillman, Lynch Incidents

On April 24, 2007 the Oversight Committee held a hearing focusing on misleading information following the death of Army Ranger Specialist Patrick Tillman in Afghanistan and the capture and rescue of Army Private Jessica Lynch in Iraq.

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