Abizaid headed up the Defense Health Board investigative panel, which was created in response to the discovery last year that the remains of fallen service members had been mishandled prior to 2008. The DoD subcommittee panel released its report Tuesday, part of which brought to light the dumping of 9/11 victims' remains.
That same report had a list of recommendations for Dover Port Mortuary, to make sure remains are treated with respect and dignity in the future.
The three appeared in federal court on Friday to face charges that they secretly worked on behalf of foreign defense contractor Glenn "Fat Leonard" Francis to advance the interests of his company. Leonard pleaded guilty last year in federal court in San Diego.Read More