A military widow from Yelm who contends the Army is not providing enough care for Soldiers returning from combat confronted former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld to "vent" her feelings -- and got escorted out of the building where he was holding a book signing.
Ashley Joppa-Hagemann's husband, Staff Sgt. Jared Hagemann, a father of two, was scheduled to be deployed to Afghanistan for a ninth time this month. He had been diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder many years ago, and Joppa-Hagemann said that although they had asked for help, he never received any help. On June 28, he committed suicide.