Pat Tillman docs reveal massive cover-up [VIDEO]

Thousands of pages of documents were released to the AP revealing that: "Within hours of Pat Tillman's death, the Army went into information-lockdown mode, cutting off phone and Internet connections at a base in Afghanistan, posting guards on a wounded platoon mate, and ordering a sergeant to burn Tillman's uniform."

In the video Paul Rieckhoff, a former 1st Lieutenant and current Executive Director of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, sheds light on the irregularities and shame of this case as well as what was peculiar about this particular information-lockdown...

*As an addendum: Check out the Philip Barron's posts on LaVena Johnson, whose similar story is all but forgotten due, perhaps, to a lack of football skill and/or an excess of melanin...

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