News: In case some of you have forgotten, please go back and read the agreement you signed before registering on this board.   Continuous attacks on an individual, including revealing who you think a person is or sending Private Messages with threats and attacks, are grounds for removal from the registration listing.  If you can't be civil, go someplace else. Don't discredit your education by showing your "thug" personality.

 


Author Topic: Photo Taken at Fort Lee, VA Causes Outrage and Investigation  (Read 3593 times)

Offline y04185

  • Assistant GM
  • *****
  • Posts: 67,473
  • Karma: +80/-793
  • a** istant GM
    • View Profile
Photo Taken at Fort Lee, VA Causes Outrage and Investigation
« on: December 14, 2011, 06:12:59 PM »
Full story


In bad taste? This photo of 15 airmen posing with an open casket has resulted in an Air Force investigaton.

Air Force commanders are investigating the origins of a photo of airmen posing around an open casket with another airman inside pretending to be dead.

In the photo, which has elicited disbelief and outrage from military commanders, military wives and widows, and others, 15 airmen are seen kneeling or standing around a metallic casket, similar to those used to carry war dead home. In the open casket is another airman, looking lifeless, with what appears to be a noose around his neck and chains across his body.

 

“Da Dumpt, Da Dumpt … Sucks 2 Be U” is scribbled at the bottom of the photo, which apparently was taken in August but didn’t come to light publicly until it was emailed to Air Force Times on Monday.

On Tuesday, Air Force Times published an article on the photo and the controversy it is generating.

The airmen in the photo are apparently from the 345th Training Squadron in Fort Lee, Va., military officials said Wednesday. Their unit is a detachment from a command at Lackland Air Force Base in Texas.

Air Force Times said an investigation was launched after it forwarded the photo to Air Education and Training Command, the overall training command for the Air Force, for comment. Lackland is one of the bases a** igned to the command.

David E. Smith, spokesman for the training command, told Air Force Times that the commander of the 37th Training Group at Lackland, Col. Gregory Reese, was “obviously displeased.”
Fayetteville State by choice. Bronco by the Grace of GOD.

Offline Capler

  • Assistant GM
  • *****
  • Posts: 40,438
  • Karma: +77/-120
  • a** istant GM
    • View Profile
Re: Photo Taken at Fort Lee, VA Causes Outrage and Investigation
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2011, 12:45:56 AM »
Got to remember, these are kids they recruit.

 

Onnidan's HBCUSports Logo
News

 

Support Onnidan

Support the Fan Forum

With all the divisive rhetoric on social media outlets, websites such as ours, especially message boards, are under the watchful eye of the Internet giants. And those giants are coming down hard on sites like this one due to the perception of the need for better "oversight".

We recognize the cultural conflict that exists and over the past few months we've been accused of allowing content in posts/threads that supposedly violates some advertiser's policies. Those threads weren’t an issue in the past, but for some reason, they are an issue now. And we are being penalized (financially) because of it.

As a result we are coming to you directly for your financial support.

The pandemic has financial consequences, especially for Black-owned businesses. Ad revenue is shrinking so we are asking you directly for your financial support. You can use the Cash App and contribute to $onnidan or process your donation through Square

 

 


 

Powered by EzPortal