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Tuesday, September 21, 2004

Decorated Soldier Reportedly Attacked At Concert

Via Welcome to caslte Arghhh! I hope the barking moonbat that did this goes to jail. You can be against the war all you want, but to assault s a soldier is just wrong. He is jsut doing his job and he volunteered to protect our country.
Foster Barton, 19, of Grove City, received a Purple Heart for his military service in Iraq. He almost lost his leg last month after a Humvee he was riding in ran over a landmine.
Barton said he was injured again Friday night in a crowded parking lot as he was leaving the Toby Keith concert at Germain Amphitheatre. The solider was injured so badly that he can't go back to Iraq as scheduled."I don't remember getting hit at all, really," said Barton, a member of the 1st Calvary Division. "He hit me in the back of the head. I fell and hit the ground. I was knocked unconscious and he continued to punch and kick me on the ground."Barton and his family said he was beat up because he was wearing an Iraqi freedom T-shirt.
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