Here’s what these influential veterans and service members are saying about white supremacy


(Photo: US Marines)

In the wake of the white nationalist and supremacy rally-turned-riot in Charlottesville, VA, members of the military community have been active in issuing statements on social media denouncing hate and white supremacy in the United States.

We’ve compiled some of the most compelling statements made through Twitter, although this list is not all-inclusive and is restricted to those who use the platform.

Adm. John Richardson, Chief of Naval Operations

 

Gen. Mark Milley, Chief of Staff for the US Army

 

Gen. David Goldfein, Chief of Staff of the US Air Force

 

Gen. Robert Neller, Commandant of the Marine Corps

 

John McCain, Senator from Arizona, POW, Retired (Navy)

 

Ted Lieu, Representative from California, Veteran (Air Force) and current

 

Tulsi Gabbard, Representative from Hawaii, Army National Guard

 

Jim Banks, Representative from Indiana, Navy Reserve

 

Jack Bergman, Representative from Michigan, Retired (Marine Corps Reserve)

 

Salud Carbajal, Representative from California, Veteran (Marine Corps)

 

Tammy Duckworth, Senator from Illinois, Veteran (National Guard)

 

Joni Ernst, Senator from Iowa, Retired (National Guard)

 

By J.G. Noll