AWOL Ft. Stewart Soldier Found - WTOC-TV: Savannah, Beaufort, SC, News, Weather & Sports

05/05/05

AWOL Ft. Stewart Soldier Found

Police in Florida have tracked down an Army sergeant from Fort Stewart who went AWOL six months ago. Sheriffs arrested Karim Iraq after finding his backpack at a gas station.

His father says his son fled because the Army extended his enlistment and he suffered harassment over his Palestinian heritage.

Iraq's commander will determine whether he'll face administration punishment or a court-martial.

Reported by: Jamie Ertle, jertle@wtoc.com

 

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