E-mail from Afghanistan on Obama
The Army Times contacted Jeffry Porter, the author of the email. He is a Utah National Guard member assigned to the 142nd Military Intelligence Battalion. He was asked to authenticate what he said. According to the Army Times, Porter refused a request for an interview and said,
I've removed the text of the original e-mail at the request of the author.
"I am writing this to ask that you delete my e-mail and not forward it, after checking my sources some of the information that was put out in my e-mail was wrong. This e-mail was meant only for my family. Please respect my wishes and delete the e-mail and if there are any blogs you have my e-mail portrayed on I would ask if you would take it down too.”