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FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) - Officials at Fort Carson in Colorado areinvestigating reports a soldier posted a photo on Instagram of herselfdeliberately avoiding saluting the flag.

Base officials issued a statement Wednesday saying they are aware of asocial media post allegedly made by Pfc. Tariqka Sheffey indicating shestayed in her car to avoid a flag ceremony and they are looking intothe situation.

The investigation involves the photo and the accompanying comment that the soldier is hiding to avoid saluting the flag.

The story was first reported by the Army Times.

Fort Carson spokeswoman Dani Johnson said Sheffey wasn't available for comment.

Fort Carson officials said Wednesday they will continue to educatesoldiers on standards and discipline and appropriate professionalconduct on social media.

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