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The US Coast Guard has removed a team member from duty after he was accused of making a “white power” sign on air.
The unidentified employee was seen glancing at the camera during an MSNBC interview on Friday night before briefly making the hand gesture.
The article goes on to state the following:
He was at a desk in the background as the cable channel spoke to Coast Guard Commanding Officer Capt John Reed in Charleston, South Carolina.
The agency responded swiftly to the ensuing social media backlash.
“Whatever that symbol means, it doesn’t reflect the Coast Guard and our core values,” Coast Guard Lt JB Zorn told NBC News.
“It won’t be tolerated.”
— Eunice Burns (@TheEuniceBurns) September 14, 2018
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