Marine Can’t Wear Uniform at Graduation
May 14, 2008
-- A new Marine who’s graduating from Bloomer High School this month won’t be able to wear his military uniform during the commencement ceremony.
The Bloomer School Board has denied Daniel Ligen’s request to wear his Marine uniform.Ligen finished his class work early in order to enlist and will be done with basic training at the San Diego Marine base by graduation May 31.
The board adopted a policy Monday night that requires a cap and gown be worn for graduation.There was a motion to allow an exception for military personnel, but it wasn’t seconded.
One board member says the denial is not an attempt to be unpatriotic, but the cap and gown celebrates education.
I VERIFIED THE STORY BY CALLING THE NEWSPAPER IN BLOOMER,WISCONSIN AND CALLED BLOOMER HIGH SCHOOL.
IT FREAKING TRUE! THE BOARD OF EDUCATION DENIED THE YOUNG MARINE THE HONOR AND PRIVILEGE OF WEARING HIS USMC UNIFORM AT GRADUATION.
This is a trip! The young man sucks it up and finishes high school at an accelerated rate...enlists...marches off to BOOT CAMP while the rest of his high school class is still in school.
HE IS IN BOOT CAMP as we speak!! Welp thats one hell of a Marine if you ask me!! and before the rest of his graduating class has done anything, he has surpassed them by miles, not to mention probably has more balls than half the people in that damn town!!!
Ok people we all know what to do here...
HERES the contact info...
Superintendent of BLOOMER HIGH SCHOOL is: Doug Martin, email is email@example.com
Bloomer High School phone number is: 715-568-5300
The local newspaper "Bloomer Advance" told me that by next Wednesday they will have a new article on this young Marine...but they dont indicate which way they lean (damn liberals) newspaper email is: badvance. com
If anyone has any ideas, post the bulletins... and repost this one and get as many people as you can to email and call that damn school!