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General apologizes during hearings

Updated: June 2, 2009, 6:32 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

WASHINGTON -- The general who was in charge of U.S. special operations in Afghanistan at the time former NFL star Pat Tillman was killed by friendly fire in 2004 admitted that circumstances should have been handled differently.

Lt. Gen. Stanley McChrystal is in line to take over as the top commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan. During Tuesday's confirmation hearings before the Senate Armed Services Committee, McChrystal was questioned about the events that took place ...

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