Obama Frees Taliban Dream Team While US Sgt. Derrick Miller Remains Locked Up at Leavenworth
While President Barack Obama gave get-out-of-jail-free-cards to five top Taliban commanders from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in exchange for deserter Bowe Bergahl, U.S. Army Sergeant Derrick Miller remains in Leavenworth prison. Miller is held in Kansas, sentenced to life with no hope of a sentence reduction, let alone clemency.
Sgt. Miller was on his third combat deployment, after having already served one in Iraq and another in Afghanistan, when on September 26, 2010, the shooting death of an Afghan national, Atta Mohammed, occurred.
Miller says he acted in self defense while serving in a red zone, in a hostile area of Afghanistan that was under constant enemy fire.
Borrowing from President Obama, if Obama had a son he would look like Sgt. Derrick Miller.
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