17 Apr '18, 1pm

Air National Guardsman's Dinosaur Puppet Re-enlistment Sparks Outrage

The Tennessee Air National Guard is investigating a video that shows one of its members using a dinosaur hand puppet during a re-enlistment ceremony. The video posted Saturday to the Facebook group Air Force amn/nco/snco shows Master Sgt. Robin Brown and an unidentified officer participating in the ceremony. Brown recites the enlistment oath while manipulating the puppet to mouth along with the words as she speaks them. The video had more than 2 million views as of early Tuesday. Air National Guard Director Lt. Gen. L. Scott Rice responded Monday on his official Facebook page, saying he was "shocked and dismayed" by the video. "Many of you have seen and commented to me about the recent Facebook post of an Airman in our beloved Air National Guard, taking the re-enlistment oath while using a dinosaur hand puppet," he wrote. "I understand your outrage and frustration. I'm equ...

Full article: https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/04/17/air-nation...

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