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Distasteful National Guard Photo taken at AR training facility

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(ABC NEWS) -  A controversial and distasteful photo of soldiers posing in funny ways around an empty, flag-draped casket were taken at a training facility in Arkansas, according to the National Guard.

The Wisconsin National Guard says it has suspended an honor guard member who posted the photo on an Instagram account.

The photo is accompanied by a caption that reads: "We put the FUN in funeral your fearless honor guard from various states."

The photo has drawn a strong reaction from veterans and the families of soldiers killed in action.

Hundreds of people have posted comments to the National Guard's facebook page, demanding the honor guard member and her supervisors be disciplined.

The National Guard said in a statement Tuesday that the specialist who owned the Instagram account has been suspended from the honor guard and assigned to other duties while the matter is investigated.

The National Guard says the photograph was taken during training in Arkansas, not during a funeral, but did not say at what facility.