President Trump recently visited with members of the military aboard the USS Wasp. Some of the soldiers in attendance were wearing MAGA patches on their uniforms that said ‘Make Aircrew Great Again.’
Lots of people in the liberal media lost their minds about this. They can’t stand any displays of respect for Trump, even as Commander in Chief.
Newsweek says the soldiers may have broken the rules:
U.S. SERVICE MEMBERS MAY HAVE VIOLATED DOD RULES BY WEARING MAGA-INSPIRED PATCHES AT TRUMP MEMORIAL DAY ADDRESS
The U.S. service members that were seen wearing Make America Great Again-inspired patches while attending President Donald Trump’s Memorial Day address during his state visit to Japan could have violated the Department of Defense’s policy banning active-duty soldiers from endorsing a “political candidate, campaign or cause.”
Some military personnel members aboard the USS Wasp in Yokosuka, Japan were photographed wearing the red patches, which displayed the text “Make Aircrew Great Again” and a cartoon image of what appears to be Trump.
Wall Street Journal reporter Vivian Salama shared two images of the patches to Twitter on Monday, prompting users to raise the question on whether they breached the DoD’s regulations on political affiliations.
See the tweet below:
Airmen onboard the USS WASP wearing patches on their jumpsuits that read “Make Aircrew Great Again.” The patches include an image in the center in the likeness of President Trump. pic.twitter.com/rQKAyrcDte
— Vivian Salama (@vmsalama) May 28, 2019
Yahoo News says this might have been a uniform violation:
Navy members may have broken military dress code with ‘Make Airman Great Again’ patches
Navy members who wore MAGA-inspired “Make Aircrew Great Again” patches might have gone against military dress code.
President and Melania Trump made a four-day state visit to Japan this week and at the USS Wasp, some military members wore patches with the slogan and a cartoon image of the president. At the naval event, President Trump reportedly autographed copies of the Bible and said he was jealous of his wife’s media attention. “You’ve been really the talk of Japan,” he said to Melania.
CNN reported that military members sometimes wear light-hearted patches for morale, but political messages are banned by the Department of Defense (DoD), with commanders responsible for enforcing the rules.
There has been some push back against the media for this:
— Col. Rob Maness ret. (@RobManess) May 28, 2019
Jon Miller of The Blaze recently did a segment on this. Watch below:
This is an imaginary controversy.
The left gets angry when anyone shows respect for Trump.