(Not everyone was happy about Bush’s visit to Woodward, OK for the 4th of July celebration. – promoted by Darla)
(The photograph that appears in this post was taken by Darla Sheldon.)
Bush invite to event upsets dads
The fathers of two servicemen killed in Iraq say he shouldn’t be Woodward’s guest.
By SARA PLUMMER World Staff Writer
CHOCTAW – Oklahomans Warren Henthorn and John Scripsick are upset and disappointed that former President George W. Bush is considered an honored guest at Woodward’s Independence Day celebration Saturday.
Both believe Bush and his administration shoulder some of the blame for their sons’ deaths while serving for the U.S. military in Iraq.
Henthorn of Choctaw said his son, Army Spc. Jeffrey Henthorn, joined the Oklahoma Army National Guard when he was 17 and served six years. He enlisted in the Army in 2003 and was serving a second tour in Iraq when he died on Feb. 8, 2005, at the age of 25.
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