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FROM A HADITHA MARINE FAMILY- FINALLY IT'S OVER
Darryl Sharratt

Posted on 08/09/2007 9:04:39 AM PDT by darrylsharratt

From A Haditha Marine Family- It’s Finally Over

At 7:00 PST, 9 August 2007 Justin and his attorney met with a Marine Corps representative in an office at Camp Pendleton, CA. At this time, my son LCpl Justin Sharratt, was handed an official Marine Corps Disposition of Charges document declaring the charges stemming from the 19 November 2005 Haditha engagement have been officially dismissed. The last line of the two page Disposition Of Charges document ended with these words from the General, “And as you have always remained cloaked in the presumption of innocence, with this dismissal of charges, you remain in the eyes of the law- and in my eyes- innocent.” Lt. Gen James T. Mattis

Jim Robinson—My family would like to offer you a sincere and deep felt thank you. During our darkest days you allowed us to publish our story here on Free Republic. When others went deaf, you listened and you heard. Our belief in God, our belief in the innocence of our son and the support and prayers of the American people helped us through this rough ordeal. Our family has met a group of American patriots here on FR that my words fall short in thanking. You helped us through these trying times with your support, thoughts and financial assistance. My family is truly proud to be an American family. You took us in and made us part of Your Family. For that I can never thank you enough.

With the General’s announcement of the exoneration of my son, LCpl Justin L. Sharratt, part of our journey has ended. Another has just begun. We will put our lives together and continue the fight for the remaining Haditha Marines. By now, you know these men. They are part of my family and I know you have made them part of yours. My son served with these men and he would have given up his life for them. I hope to find justice for these Marines and the battle has just begun. God Bless.

Redrover, Madison Marine, Girlene, Marine Uncle, Eagles6, Semper Fi Mom, Jazusamo, 4 woodenboats, LanceyHoward, brityank, pinkpanther, Chickenhawk Warmonger, RaceBannon, xzins, velveeta, freema and others- names, with no faces. You helped my family through this and we may never be able to express our gratitude. Thank You!!!!!!

God Bless Our Haditha Marines Darryl, Theresa, Jaclyn, LCpl Justin Sharratt


TOPICS: Announcements
KEYWORDS: defendourmarines; eatingourown; enemedia; haditha; hadithamarines; itsover; nifongism; partisanwitchhunt; sharratt
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1 posted on 08/09/2007 9:04:42 AM PDT by darrylsharratt
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To: darrylsharratt

yipee!


2 posted on 08/09/2007 9:05:39 AM PDT by usmcobra (I sing Karaoke the way it was meant to be sung, drunk, badly and in Japanese)
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To: darrylsharratt

BTTT


3 posted on 08/09/2007 9:05:59 AM PDT by jdm
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To: darrylsharratt

Marine Corps should apologize by allowing these Marines to choose their next assignment.


4 posted on 08/09/2007 9:08:30 AM PDT by taxcontrol
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To: darrylsharratt

Thank God!


5 posted on 08/09/2007 9:08:35 AM PDT by colorcountry (Silence isn't always golden.....Sometimes it's just yellow!)
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To: darrylsharratt

Fantastic news, indeed.

Semper Fidelis,
fontman


6 posted on 08/09/2007 9:09:02 AM PDT by fontman
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To: darrylsharratt

I wonder if this will make the MSM reports?


7 posted on 08/09/2007 9:09:33 AM PDT by econjack
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To: darrylsharratt

Praise God, Mr. Sharratt! I am crying tears of joy for your family—for your fine son!


8 posted on 08/09/2007 9:10:06 AM PDT by Shelayne (I will continue to pray for President Bush and my country, as I am commanded to do by my Lord.)
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To: darrylsharratt

Praise God! It is over.


9 posted on 08/09/2007 9:10:50 AM PDT by tioga
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To: darrylsharratt

And this insane government of ours ALLOWS the attacking of our fighting men and women who have entered and acted in combat at the full risk of their lives in serving and defending their country.

I am a vet of the Nam era. This ALL makes me sick that our military heros are subjected to this type of harasssment when they act in combat. Would this not make a great piece for recruiting posters? Great motivation and respect builder for the military, that they even allow this kind of crap to take place. Can you imagine how WW2 would have turned out if the anti-military, traitorous media and communists like the ACLU had been allowed to harass and accuse our troops???


10 posted on 08/09/2007 9:11:29 AM PDT by EagleUSA
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To: darrylsharratt

So glad to hear this news. I can’t even imagine what your family went through.


11 posted on 08/09/2007 9:12:59 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: darrylsharratt

presumptionof innocence while we wreck your life ... sure, thanks USMC.

Sometimes you have to wonder why men put themselves in jeopardy not so much with the enemy as the military bureaucracy that lets public opinion forged by the left dictate how they run the war.

One of my sons is joining the Army and, frankly, I am more concerned about the aspect of his being falsely accused and having his life/reputation trashed for years than I am the insurgents and their IEDs.


12 posted on 08/09/2007 9:13:06 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: EagleUSA

Wouldn’t it be great if our politicians had spines and they brought John Murtha up on treason charges?


13 posted on 08/09/2007 9:13:09 AM PDT by mallardx
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To: RedRover

ping


14 posted on 08/09/2007 9:13:26 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: RedRover

ping. If you haven’t seen yet.


15 posted on 08/09/2007 9:14:14 AM PDT by dynachrome (Henry Bowman is right.)
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To: darrylsharratt

“with this dismissal of charges, you remain in the eyes of the law- and in my eyes- innocent.” Lt. Gen James T. Mattis”
Nothing wishy-washy there!


16 posted on 08/09/2007 9:15:31 AM PDT by dynachrome (Henry Bowman is right.)
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To: darrylsharratt

BUMP!!!


17 posted on 08/09/2007 9:16:58 AM PDT by ButThreeLeftsDo (Tracking The "Flyin' Imams" since 11/20/06)
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To: EagleUSA
Would this not make a great piece for recruiting posters?

Yeah, exactly.

You see the same thing kind of thing happening to police and the border patrol. This world is turning completely upside down.

18 posted on 08/09/2007 9:18:07 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: darrylsharratt

Praise God! Your family will remain in our prayers.

mrs


19 posted on 08/09/2007 9:18:41 AM PDT by proudmilitarymrs (It's not immigration, it's an invasion!)
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To: darrylsharratt

The nightmare is over!! Thank goodness. Prayers for all good things in the future!!


20 posted on 08/09/2007 9:21:23 AM PDT by Sacajaweau ("The Cracker" will be renamed "The Crapper")
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To: darrylsharratt

A Hallelujah Bump!
Great news for persevering in times of trouble.


21 posted on 08/09/2007 9:24:42 AM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: darrylsharratt

God bless and keep you, your wonderful son, your family, and all the brave marines he serves with.

Prayer to St. Michael:

St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle, be thou our safeguard against the wickedness and snares of the devil; may God rebuke him, we humbly pray. And do thou, O prince of the heavenly host, by the power of God, cast into hell Satan, and all the evil spirits, who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls.

Amen!


22 posted on 08/09/2007 9:27:34 AM PDT by Judith Anne (Thank you St. Jude for favors granted.)
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To: darrylsharratt

"Libel! Who? Me?"

23 posted on 08/09/2007 9:29:43 AM PDT by Dilbert56 (Harry Reid, D-Nev.: "We're going to pick up Senate seats as a result of this war.")
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To: darrylsharratt

Good news indeed. I celebrate with you today!


24 posted on 08/09/2007 9:33:38 AM PDT by Sunshine Sister
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To: darrylsharratt

Mr. Sharratt, Praise God, it’s over. Please thank your son for me for protecting and defending us. Thank you for raising such a fine young man. I know your family went through a lot but a lot of people were praying for you during your ordeal. God bless you, your son, your familiy and God PLEASE bless America!


25 posted on 08/09/2007 9:34:26 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: darrylsharratt
I am very happy that your son has been found innocent, but there is still work to be done. The congressman who started all of this has yet to be held to account and there is the question of reimbursing your for all the expenses involved in this matter.

God bless your son and all those who stand between us and the barbarians at the gate, and God bless you for raising him the way you did.

26 posted on 08/09/2007 9:35:36 AM PDT by McGavin999 ("Hard is not Hopeless" General Petraeus)
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To: darrylsharratt

Thank God that your son is now done with this. God bless him, and your family.

Oh, and since no one has said this recently, thank your son for his service to our country.


27 posted on 08/09/2007 9:38:01 AM PDT by Grammy (No matter the question, chocolate is the answer.)
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To: darrylsharratt

God bless your whole family, Darryl.

It’s wonderful that this is over for all of you and I’m very glad that you’ll be working in support for the remaining Haditha Marines.


28 posted on 08/09/2007 9:44:30 AM PDT by jazusamo (DefendOurMarines.com)
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To: darrylsharratt

This is wonderful news! I hope this nightmare soon ends for the other marines. Please thank your son for his service to our country.


29 posted on 08/09/2007 9:49:34 AM PDT by pattty
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To: Girlene; Marine_Uncle; Eagles6; Semper Fi Mom; jazusamo; 4woodenboats; Lancey Howard; brityank; ...
Ping!
30 posted on 08/09/2007 9:51:11 AM PDT by RedRover (DefendOurMarines.com)
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To: darrylsharratt

I am so happy for you all. God bless you and keep you.


31 posted on 08/09/2007 9:57:35 AM PDT by BlessedBeGod
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To: darrylsharratt
TO ALL THE SHARRATTS


From my desk to yours

32 posted on 08/09/2007 10:10:42 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: McGavin999

Bless you and your family and fine son. Thank you for your kind words to us here at FR.

Be sure that we will be dealing with the Congressman who started this.


33 posted on 08/09/2007 10:11:50 AM PDT by freekitty
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To: darrylsharratt

Wonderful news, hearty congratualtions!


34 posted on 08/09/2007 10:12:16 AM PDT by Bulldawg Fan (Victory is the last thing Murtha and his fellow Defeatists want.)
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To: darrylsharratt

“in my eyes- innocent”
Lt. General Mattis
BumP

God Bless you all and Godspeed, Justin.


35 posted on 08/09/2007 10:13:52 AM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Welcome to FR. The Virtual Boot Camp for 'infidels' in waiting)
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To: darrylsharratt

Great news.

Sometimes justice seems a bit thin on the ground these days.


36 posted on 08/09/2007 10:15:26 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: darrylsharratt

Thank you Thomas More Law Center.


37 posted on 08/09/2007 10:16:43 AM PDT by freekitty
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To: Judith Anne

AMEN!

Hallelujah

Fire up the trumpet section, Joshua! My swabbie father is a section leader with the trombones.


38 posted on 08/09/2007 10:22:41 AM PDT by BuglerTex (Church Call)
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To: darrylsharratt
“And as you have always remained cloaked in the presumption of innocence, with this dismissal of charges, you remain in the eyes of the law- and in my eyes- innocent.” Lt. Gen James T. Mattis

Thankyou, Lt. Gen. Mattis!
39 posted on 08/09/2007 10:23:30 AM PDT by Girlene
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To: darrylsharratt

Yeeehaaa - attaboy.

Thank your son and all his Marine unit for their service.

RT


40 posted on 08/09/2007 10:26:52 AM PDT by RebelTex (Help cure diseases: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1548372/posts)
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To: darrylsharratt
It’s a crying shame you and your family had to go thru all of this.

God Bless You All.

41 posted on 08/09/2007 10:28:50 AM PDT by flutters (God Bless The USA)
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To: darrylsharratt

HIP HIP HOORAY!
HIP HIP HOORAY!
HIP HIP HOORAY!

God bless you all, from our USMC family to yours!


42 posted on 08/09/2007 10:30:04 AM PDT by ishabibble (ALL-AMERICAN INFIDEL)
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To: Jim Robinson
Don't know if you got pinged.

L

43 posted on 08/09/2007 10:31:37 AM PDT by Lurker (Comparing moderate islam to extremist islam is like comparing small pox to ebola.)
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To: darrylsharratt

This is such good news. Small comfort after all your son and family have endured, but I am encouraged by Gen. Mattis’ comments. I am probably wrong, but would like to think that, without the fanning of the flames done by MSM and the likes of John Murtha, this would never have gotten so far.

Thank you to you and your family for enduring this, in the hopes that it may keep other innocent young men from having to go through similar.

Semper Fi
Marine Mom


44 posted on 08/09/2007 10:39:09 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: darrylsharratt; Jim Robinson; RedRover
..."Jim Robinson—My family would like to offer you a sincere and deep felt thank you. During our darkest days you allowed us to publish our story here on Free Republic. When others went deaf, you listened and you heard. Our belief in God, our belief in the innocence of our son and the support and prayers of the American people helped us through this rough ordeal. Our family has met a group of American patriots here on FR that my words fall short in thanking."...

I'll ditto that. Thank you, Jim Robinson and all the Freepers!


45 posted on 08/09/2007 10:39:33 AM PDT by Girlene (Congratulations to the Sharratts)
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To: darrylsharratt

Congratulations to all of you. God love you.


46 posted on 08/09/2007 10:40:30 AM PDT by twonie (Keep your guns - and stockpile ammo.)
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To: darrylsharratt
THIS IS SUCH GREAT NEWS!!!

GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY!!!


47 posted on 08/09/2007 10:42:27 AM PDT by pinkpanther111 (DefendOurMarines.com)
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Good news bump!


48 posted on 08/09/2007 10:43:46 AM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: darrylsharratt

Darryl, Theresa, Jaclyn, LCpl Justin Sharratt,

Great news! I got Theresa’s email this morning through the 3/1 grapevine.

Semper Fidelis!


49 posted on 08/09/2007 10:51:34 AM PDT by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: darrylsharratt

Your son is a true hero. All the best to him and the Haditha Marines.


50 posted on 08/09/2007 10:53:05 AM PDT by imskylark
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