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Local Soldier Reflects On Being Muslim In Military


Kansas City, MO – Defense Secretary Robert Gates recently announced a sweeping review of the tragic Fort Hood shooting that left 13 people dead. But as the military now tries to identify extremists within its ranks, some Muslims fear an unfair backlash. Independent Producer Bill Gallo recently spoke with a local Muslim-American veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom and has this report.

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