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Army Sends Infant to Protective Services, Mom to Afghanistan

  • Posted on: 16 November 2009
  • By: rick

November 15, 2009 By Dahr Jamail

Source: Inter Press Service
http://www.zcommunications.org/znet/viewArticle/23140

VENTURA,
California, Nov 13 (IPS) - U.S. Army Specialist Alexis Hutchinson, a
single mother, is being threatened with a military court-martial if she
does not agree to deploy to Afghanistan, despite having been told she
would be granted extra time to find someone to care for her
11-month-old son while she is overseas.

Hutchinson, of
Oakland, California, is currently being confined at Hunter Army
Airfield near Savannah, Georgia, after being arrested. Her son was

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