As Military Addresses Diversity, Republicans See Culture War Target

Posted on AllSides June 10th, 2021
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At Fort Bragg, one of the nation’s largest military installations, plans are afoot for its first commemoration of Juneteenth, highlighting the role of the Union Army in emancipation.

The Defense Department recently added a deputy inspector general for diversity and inclusion and supremacist, extremist and criminal gang activity. In February, Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin III ordered the military to examine extremist activity in its midst and to ask troops for their views. Earlier, Mr. Austin had revoked a ban on diversity training for the military, and on Wednesday, he...

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