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Soldier suspended for distasteful honor guard posts: ‘We put the fun in funeral’

- The Washington Times - Tuesday, February 18, 2014

A Wisconsin National Guardsman has been suspended after images of her and fellow soldiers disrespecting the funerals they were assigned to cover as members of the honor guard were posted on a social media site.

"We put the FUN in funeral" Spc. Terry Harrison wrote in an Instagram post showing a group of soldiers engaging in silly poses in front of a flag-draped casket.

In another, the full-time honor guard member writes: "It's so cold out.... WHY have a funeral outside!? Someone is getting a jacked up flag."

Spc. Harrison, a member of the 1st Battalion, 147th Aviation Regiment, has been "indefinitely suspended," said Guard spokesman Maj. Paul Rickert, according to USA Today.

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