Saturday, September 06, 2008

A Sad, Sad Story From the UK

From The UK Times on Line

Hannah Fletcher
A hotel that refused a wounded soldier a room, forcing him to spend the night in his car, was backed into a “grovelling” apology yesterday after receiving a barrage of abusive phone calls.

Metro Hotel, in Woking, Surrey, had to call in the police as their lines were flooded with angry, abusive and threatening calls from members of the public.

The attack on the switchboards came after it emerged that Corporal Tomos Stringer, 24, had been told by hotel staff that it was company policy not to accept members of the Armed Forces as guests.

A soldier since the age of 16 and veteran of multiple tours in Northern Ireland, Iraq and Afghanistan, Cpl Stringer had travelled to Surrey to help with funeral preparations for a friend killed in action...

You can read the rest of the article HERE

One of the most absolutely shameful things I have ever read...those people should be ashamed to show their faces in public.
Well, CPL Stringer is welcome here anytime.

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