March 16, 2005 - 08:44 PM
from Army 1st Lt. [West Point Grad] Apologizes In Iraq Drownings
An Army platoon leader apologized for his role
in forcing three Iraqi civilians into the Tigris River,
saying his poor decisions "adversely affected
U.S.-Iraqi trust during critical times of reconstruction."
Army 1st Lt. Jack Saville, 25, was sentenced to 45 days
in a military prison Tuesday as well as ordered to
forfeit $2,000 of his $2,970 monthly pay for six months.
by Angela K. Brown