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President Barack Obama and Army soldiers pay tribute to the remains of Army Sgt. Dale R. Griffin at Dover Air Force Base's mortuary in Dover, Del., on Oct. 29, 2009. Griffin was killed two days earlier in Afghanistan.

Four civilian employees at the Port Mortuary at Delaware's Dover Air Force Base were illegally punished after blowing the whistle on the mortuary’s mishandling of dead troops’ remains, the Office of Special Counsel said in a report sent to Air Force officials on Monday Read more»

A team at Dover Air Force Base carries the remains of a fallen soldier in June. The Dover mortuary underwent an investigation a month ago that found 'gross mismanagement' of soldiers' remains by the base.

The U.S. Air Force dumped the remains of 274 troops in a Virginia landfill between 2004-08, unbeknown to soldiers' families. Read more»