Veteran says Six Flags turned him away for 'offensive' shirt

An Iraq war veteran says he was turned away from a Six Flags in New Jersey because he says he was told his shirt was "offensive."

The vet says he was stopped by a security guard at the front gate.

News 12 New Jersey, which highlighted the story on its front page, spoke with 33-year-old Mario Alejandro. He's served two tours in Iraq.​

Although Six Flags did not directly address the issue, a spokeswoman sent NJ.com an email saying "the incident was 'under review.'" The outlet reports she "added that Six Flags is extremely proud of its longstanding relationship with the U.S. military."

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