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James LaPorta

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James LaPorta is a staff writer and investigative reporter covering national security with an emphasis on the Department of Defense. Prior to joining Newsweek in 2018, his past bylines, work, and commentary have appeared on and in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Daily Beast, CBS News, CNN, MSNBC, among others. Before transitioning to journalism in 2014, Mr. LaPorta served in the U.S. Marine Corps within the infantry and intelligence communities. He is a veteran of the Afghanistan war.
Image Remembering Becket - A mother's search for answers [Lima Charlie News](Photo: Becket Kiernan)

Remembering Becket – A mother’s search for answers

The following article originally appeared in Newsweek on February 27, 2019, and is being republished by Lima Charlie World with permission. The original can be read here (titled “Marine’s Death From Flesh-Eating Bacteria Revealed Military Failures, Thanks To Mother Refusing To Let Son Die In… Keep Reading

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