Change in Letters of Condolence Policy Welcomed in Utah

(KCPW News) The families of soldiers who commit suicide while on combat duty or die accidentally will now get a letter of condolence from the President of the United States, joining families of countless other soldiers who died in the line of duty. President Obama announced this week he was breaking the custom, saying, “They didn’t die because they were weak. And the fact that they didn’t get the help they needed must change.” And as KCPW’s Whittney Evans reports, that sentiment is felt here in Utah.

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