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Navy Seals Cut Ties With Museum Over Colin Kaepernick Video

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After a video surfaced online of the Navy SEAL Museum using a Colin Kaepernick jersey as a prop during a K-9 demonstration at a fundraiser last year, the commander of the Navy SEALs came out and said that it will suspend its support of the museum.

“Each and every one of us serves to protect our fellow Americans – ALL Americans. Even the perception that our commitment to serving the men and women of this nation is applied unevenly is destructive,” Rear Admiral Collin Green, who heads the Naval Special Warfare Command, said in an email to his forces on Monday evening.

He added: “We will revisit our relationship with the Museum when I am convinced that they have made the necessary changes to ensure this type of behavior does not happen again.”

In the letter, Green said, “While the museum is an independent non-profit organization and the participants were contracted employees from outside the DoD, in many ways, these facts are irrelevant. We have been inextricably linked to this organization that represents our history.”

“We may not have contributed to the misperception in this case, but we suffer from it and will not allow it to continue,” he said.

In one video, it showed up to four dogs attack a man wearing the Kaepernick jersey.

In a second video, someone can be heard saying “Navy SEALs and Navy SEAL dogs take down Colin Kaepernick for not standing during National Anthem,” the man who is attacked by a dog can be… (Read more)

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