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The Air Force says it is investigating allegations that an employee at the military mortuary at Dover Air Force Base offered to show the remains of John Glenn to Defense Department inspectors. Above, a photo of the former astronaut and U.S. senator as he lay in state at the Ohio Statehouse in December 2016. Joshua Lott/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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June 8, 2011: The coffins of four U.S. soldiers killed in Iraq arrive at Dover Air Force Base. Jose Luis Magana/AP hide caption

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Steve Inskeep speaks with Craig Whitlock

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