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Military Investigating Suspected ‘White Power’ Hand Gestures Flashed at Game

United States army officers stated they have been investigating whether or not Military cadets and Army midshipmen had flashed hand symbols related to hate teams at their soccer sport on Saturday.

A printed confirmed cadets from america Army Academy and midshipmen from the Naval Academy within the stands exhibiting the signal no less than 5 instances at the back of ESPN broadcaster Rece Davis on the sport, which was once held on the Lincoln Monetary Box in Philadelphia on Saturday.

President Trump attended the sport and met with gamers in each locker rooms earlier than the sport.

“West Level is having a look into the subject,” Lt. Col. Christopher Ophardt, a spokesman on the army academy, stated in an electronic mail Sunday. “Presently we have no idea the intent of the cadets.”

The Naval Academy didn’t instantly reply to messages on Sunday. “We’re mindful and can be having a look into it,” Cmdr. Alana Garas, a spokeswoman for the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md., instructed The Related Press.

On Twitter, Mr. Trump congratulated the Army Midshipmen, which defeated the Military Black Knights, 31-7, in the yearly competition sport.

The episode on the sport comes after West Level introduced that it had got rid of a racist slogan from its crew’s spirit flag. The flag had a cranium and crossbones and “G.F.B.D.”, which stands for “God Forgives, Brothers Don’t,” a slogan that has been related to white supremacists. The crew is continuous to make use of the flag with out the letters.

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