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IN People ON 11 May, 2016
Many US soldiers and veterans are treated with impudence by common people. Recently a woman tried to disrespect a military person at a store. The active duty US soldier was shocked on the disrespectful behavior of civilian towards him.
Scroll down to know how this soldier responded to the belligerent lady.
He wrote on Facebook:
As a military vet who has served two tours in Afghanistan, and I'm still on active duty (though I'm now stationed locally in the US). I don't expect special treatment from civilians for my service, but I do know that many stores offer discounts to active military personnel so I usually ask cashiers if they offer the discount. Today, I encountered someone really rude when I asked – and it wasn't the cashier. I had to say something.
Me: Do you offer a military discount?
Cashier: No sir we don't.
Lady in line behind me: Rude…
*Cashier and I stare blankly at her
Lady: All of you think you're entitled because you're in the military deserve special privileges. My God…
Me: No ma'am. It's a discount, not a privilege. A privilege is being able to go home to your family every night because some people willingly give up their "privileges" so people like you can have them.
Me: *Turns to cashier
Sorry if asking for a discount offended YOU.
Man at the back of line: Here's your military discount.
*pays for my meal*
Man's Wife: You deserve it… for having to put up with [EXPLITIVE]'s like her.
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