Joan Najbar, Soldier's Mother, Files Lawsuit Against US Postal Service Over Letter Stamped 'Deceased'

By Olivia on
Like any mother of a soldier, Joan Najbar was shocked when a letter she sent to her son in Iraq was returned to her with the word "DECEASED" marked on it. "It was right next to his name, so I was just like in shock and I didn't know what to do first," she recalled. She contacted the American Red Cross, who had her son call her back the same day: He was alive and well. But according to, Najbar was enraged when someone with the United States Postal Service in her hometown...Read Full Story