US Airways disses decorated Army Ranger; media responds (Video)


by Michael Dorstewitz

Passengers on board a cross-country flight were outraged when a U.S. Airways flight attendant refused to allow a highly-decorated Army Ranger to hang up his medal-laden dress jacket to keep it from getting wrinkled during the four-hour trip.

Although the soldier was too humble to say or do anything about it, the passengers, flying Thursday from Portland, Oregon to Charlotte, N.C. took to social media to express their anger. They also contacted Charlotte’s WSOC Channel 9 News, which reported:

Late Friday afternoon, the airline issued an apology for what happened on board U.S. Airways Flight 1930 from Portland, Oregon, to Charlotte on Thursday.

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