Pentagon will reopen search for missing airman in Iraq

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by JIM DOUGLAS

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WFAA

Posted on February 25, 2012 at 12:30 AM

Updated Saturday, Feb 25 at 12:40 AM

The family of a Texas pilot killed in Iraq says their prayers have been answered Friday.

They've received formal assurance that the Pentagon has reconsidered the case of Major Troy Gilbert and will reopen the search for his remains.

The response follows a News 8 story earlier this month.

Defense department officials told News 8's Jim Douglas this is the first case of its kind.

E-mail jdouglas@wfaa.com

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