AUBURN, AL (WTVM) - Fort Benning is responding to a sign posted on a door at Auburn's Skybar Cafe.
The sign reads in part, "FT. BENNING SOLDIERS ARE NOT ALLOWED IN SKY BAR."
The bar owner says he respects the military, but cites issues with behavior from Fort Benning soldiers that led to the temporary ban. The bar cites Alabama law and says it has the right to refuse entry for any reason.
On Monday afternoon, a spokesperson for the military post sent News Leader 9 the following statement:
On Tuesday, Skybar owner, Pat Grider, released this statement:
Some members of the Auburn community have also expressed their feelings on the temporary ban.