- Reporter's Notebook: Many Soldiers, Same Letter
Hometown newspapers all over the country receive identical letters from different soldiers. Are they really the work of those who signed them? The Olympian received a letter from a soldier stationed in the Iraqi city of Kirkuk, which read, in part, "The quality of life and security for the citizens has been largely restored, and we are a large part of why that has happened." A second letter, from another soldier, had the identical wording. Ledyard King wrote about the letters in USA Today.
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