October 16, 2020

Deployed soldiers face punishment for their ‘message to liberals’ video

Featuring ​Jim Golby

Source: The Military Times

Journalist Davis Winkie

Two deployed Michigan Army National Guard soldiers who in September posted an obscenity-laced TikTok video of themselves, armed and in uniform, chiding “liberals and Democrats” for being "crybabies and snowflakes” now face disciplinary action following an investigation.

The two soldiers are assigned to Company A, 3rd Battalion, 126th Infantry Regiment, which is deployed under U.S. Army Central Command, according to Air Force Capt. Andrew Layton, a Michigan National Guard spokesman. Neither the Michigan Guard nor U.S. Army Central would share the names of the soldiers, whose nametapes are not visible in the video.

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Authors

  • ​Jim Golby

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Military, Veterans, and Society Program, Clements Center for National Security, The University of Texas at Austin

    Jim Golby is a Senior Fellow at the Clements Center for National Security at The University of Texas at Austin and a Lecturer in the Department of Government. Jim is also the ...