The State of NoVa: Dave Sharrett


Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 07/03/2012

Writing the Dave Sharrett Story, Vol. 9: Army action

Dave Sharrett Sr. takes a big step toward the justice he has sought for four years since his son’s death.

By Tom Jackman  |  10:33 AM ET, 07/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dave Sharrett | Tags:  Pfc. David H. Sharrett II, David Sharrett Sr., friendly fire, Iraq war

Posted at 11:43 PM ET, 04/19/2012

Army investigating award given to soldier who shot, killed David Sharrett II

Capt. Timothy Hanson received a badge for his actions on the exact day that he killed one of his own men and then fled the battlefield without telling anyone.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:43 PM ET, 04/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dave Sharrett | Tags:  Pfc. David H. Sharrett II, friendly fire

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 03/15/2012

Writing the Dave Sharrett Story, Vol. 8: Aftermath

After a meeting at the Pentagon and several new developments, Dave Sharrett Sr. found he was no closer to the truth.

By Tom Jackman  |  10:37 AM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dave Sharrett | Tags:  David Sharrett Sr., Pfc. David H. Sharrett II

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 03/07/2012

Dave Sharrett’s Christian faith, and the death of his son

VIDEO: The father discusses how faith sustained him through his four-year ordeal.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dave Sharrett | Tags:  David H. Sharrett Sr., Pfc. David H. Sharrett II

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 03/05/2012

Timothy Hanson, Sharrett shooter, still captain in Army

Though Army commanders said he was out of the Army, Pentagon officials say he is a full-time captain in the National Guard.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:45 PM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dave Sharrett | Tags:  David H. Sharrett II, Timothy Hanson

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 03/02/2012

Video: Dave Sharrett discusses meeting with Army chief

The father of an Army soldier killed by his own lieutenant gets little satisfaction in a meeting with Secretary of the Army John McHugh.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 03/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dave Sharrett | Tags:  David H. Sharrett Sr., Pfc. David H. Sharrett II

Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Writing the Dave Sharrett story, Vol. 7: In print

The process of compiling a story about a friendly fire death and its four-year aftermath.

By Tom Jackman  |  02:53 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dave Sharrett | Tags:  David H. Sharrett II, David Sharrett Sr., Virginia

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 02/26/2012

A closer look at those in the Dave Sharrett case

Profiles of Pfc. David H. Sharrett II, his father David Sharrett Sr., the father of another fallen soldier, Douglas Kimme, and family friend and journalist James Gordon Meek.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:40 PM ET, 02/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dave Sharrett | Tags:  David H. Sharrett II, David H. Sharrett Sr., Douglas Kimme, James Gordon Meek

Posted at 12:37 AM ET, 02/03/2012

Writing the Dave Sharrett Story: Vol. 6, Writing It

After months of interviews and research, it’s time to focus on writing the story.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:37 AM ET, 02/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dave Sharrett, Oakton | Tags:  Dave Sharrett, friendly fire, Iraq war, Virginia

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 10/10/2011

Writing the Dave Sharrett Story: Vol. 5, Digging in

THE STATE OF NOVA | Tom Jackman taking a break from blogging to focus on the story of Dave Sharrett, the Oakton soldier killed by friendly fire.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:02 PM ET, 10/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dave Sharrett, Oakton | Tags:  Dave Sharrett, Virginia

Posted at 02:50 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Writing the Dave Sharrett story: Vol. 4, The Report

The family of Pfc. David H. Sharrett II of Oakton, killed in a friendly fire incident in Iraq in 2008, has finally received the third investigation into their son’s death, but they feel it raises as many questions as it answers.

By Tom Jackman  |  02:50 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dave Sharrett | Tags:  Friendly fire, Dave Sharrett, Virginia

Posted at 10:51 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Writing the Dave Sharrett story: Vol. 3, Background

The friendly fire death of Oakton soldier Dave Sharrett is not a new story. Here are some previous stories about the case, and also a preview of an upcoming documentary.

By Tom Jackman  |  10:51 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dave Sharrett, Oakton | Tags:  Dave Sharrett, Virginia