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Guardsman in Iraq Punished Over Blog Post

By AMANDA KEIM

Associated Press Writer

PHOENIX (AP) – An Arizona National Guardsman serving in Iraq has been demoted for posting classified information on his Internet Web log, an Army official said Monday.

Leonard Clark, 40, was demoted from specialist to private first class and fined $1,640, said Col. Bill Buckner, a spokesman for the Multi-National Corps-Iraq.</i>

Been reading about this guy for a while. He didn’t (to my reading, anyway, but I’m not in the military)- reveal classified information, but rather took his government to task for the blunder that is Iraq.

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