Military Uniforms Off-Limits in Michigan

Rochester Hills is located in the northern outskirts of Metropolitan Detroit.  Its Rochester Adams High School is part of the Rochester Community Schools district.  The school is catching flak for turning away Lieutenant Colonel Sherwood Baker, a 24-year Army veteran, because he wore his service uniform when he tried to meet his daughter at the school. Say what? Colonel Baker’s wife explains: Before he was allowed in, the security guard stopped him and said sorry you're not allowed in the school. Security told him men and women in uniform weren't allowed because it may offend another student. Evidently this bizarre decision by security guards didn’t sit too well with Rochester Schools superintendent Robert Shaner.  Himself a veteran, Shaner sprang into action and sent a letter to Fox 2, stating: The district has apologized for any perception that individuals in uniform are not welcome in the school. The district does not have a...(Read Full Post)