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Army officer forbidden from entering daughter's school because his uniform could 'offend' students

Army officer barred from entering daughter's school over uniform

Lt. Col. Sherwood Baker was forbidden from entering Rochester Adams High School in Michigan on Tuesday because he was told his Army uniform "may offend another student."

Baker was turned away by a security officer, even though, as Fox News reports, "the Rochester School District has no policy barring individuals in uniform from entering the school."

The school's superintendent, Robert Shaner, is himself a Marine veteran. "I understand that what has taken place deeply hurts people," he said. "We will correct it."

Shaner apologized to the Baker family and said the district "will be working with administration and the firm that handles our security to make sure district policies are understood and communicated accurately."