U.S. Army investigating uniformed soldiers who appeared in video at Democratic convention

Posted on AllSides August 19th, 2020
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The U.S. Army said on Wednesday it was investigating two soldiers who appeared in uniform behind delegates in a video shown during the virtual Democratic National Convention.

The appearance renewed questions about the politicization of the military in the run up to November’s presidential election.

During Tuesday’s virtual roll call, each state and territory used a background that was symbolically important to them. The two delegates from American Samoa - which has the highest rate of military enlistment in the United States - appeared in front of two U.S. Army...

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