Missouri Fires Neo-Nazi Who Was Guard at Army Funerals (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu 03/19/12)
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Missouri has fired a neo-Nazi National Guardsman who was a paid guard
at military funerals for former soldiers, some of whom had fought
The state fired Nathan Wooten, who belonged to a neo-Nazi group and
whose living room was adorned with a picture of Hitler, as the St.
Louis Post-Dispatch was preparing to publish an article revealing the
lack of action against Wooten.
A National Guard spokeswoman told the newspaper that it had fired
Wooten and that he may not be allowed to re-enlist in the Guard when
his current term of duty is completed in May. The U.S. military three
years ago began to crack down on extremists in their ranks.
Wooten named his son after a Nazi SS leader, and his co-workers had
complained about his neo-Nazi activities. He denied to the Post-
Dispatch that he was in involved in neo-Nazi activities and told the
newspaper, “I don´t need to explain anything to you guys. It´s been
taken care of."
One state legislator said that Wooten should have been fired long ago.
Wooten often was one of two uniformed National Guardsmen present at
military services, which include a rifle salute.
One co-worker named Branden Knott said that Wooten told him he was a
member of the National Socialist Movement, described by the civil
rights Southern Poverty Law Center organization as one of the
country’s largest and most prominent neo-Nazi groups.
"He always talked about how great of an organization it is and how
they hate minorities like blacks, Mexicans and Jews and how great the
U.S. would be without them," Knott wrote in a work complaint, which
was provided to the Post-Dispatch.
Knott and another co-worker also said that Wooten once attended a neo-
Nazi rally and private party in which books by Jewish authors were
burned. Wooten also allegedly had photos of friends urinating on a
Jewish grave and giving the Nazi salute. (IsraelNationalNews © 2012
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