Ex-Marine Jon Hammar Freed From Mexico Prison

A former U.S. Marine has been released from a Mexico jail after being locked up for five months on gun charges. Officials from the U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros, Mexico met Jon Hammar at the prison Friday and escorted him to the U.S. border, where he was reunited with his family in time for the holidays, said Patrick Ventrell, acting deputy spokesperson for the U.S. State Department. The nightmare unfolded in August, when Hammar and fellow veteran Ian McDonough departed for what was...Full Story
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