The military has confirmed that a special forces unit flew of Trump flag from a military convoy in Louisville. In a nation that has prided itself on an apolitical military, it was an insult to the professionalism of our military personnel and their traditions. Our Republic once had military officers who viewed their allegiance to the Federalists and led to partisan conflicts. Our tradition of an apolitical military is one of the most cherished in our country.
The unit in belonged to a Navy Special Warfare unit and an investigation is underway. the outfit specializes in unconventional warfare, direct actions, counterterrorism, special reconnaissance and personnel recovery.
Military regulations prohibit sponsorship or endorsement of any “political candidate, campaign or cause.”
Those responsible warrant punishment and have shown that they lack not just discipline and judgment but any notion of the values of the American military.
What do you think the punishment should be?