US military still rife with racism despite trying to purge white supremacists, extremists for decades: investigation

//US military still rife with racism despite trying to purge white supremacists, extremists for decades: investigation

US military still rife with racism despite trying to purge white supremacists, extremists for decades: investigation

In February, with the images of the violent insurrection in Washington still fresh in the minds of Americans, newly confirmed Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin took the unprecedented step of signing a memo directing commanding officers across the military to institute a one-day stand-down to address extremism within the nation’s armed forces.The stand-down came in response to the participation and the subsequent arrests of several veterans and at least one active duty service member, who along…

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