The State of NoVa: Oakton


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 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

Posted at 04:15 AM ET, 08/05/2011

Writing the Dave Sharrett story: Vol. 2, Homework

A FATHER’S FIGHT | Follow reporter Tom Jackman as he researches the story of an Oakton man’s death in Iraq and his father’s struggle for information and accountability. Read the first installment.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:15 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oakton | Tags:  Dave Sharrett, Virginia

Posted at 04:45 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Oakton twins come in package deal only (UPDATE: Coyers pick Villanova)

Oakton High School twins Caroline and Katherine Coyer are receiving scholarship offers for their basketball and soccer prowess, but they’ve agreed on something: They’ll only go to a school that takes them both. (UPDATE: They’ve chosen Villanova.)

By Tom Jackman  |  04:45 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Oakton, Sports, Schools | Tags:  Caroline Coyer, Katherine Coyer, Virginia