News Major faux-pas by the Air Force

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    Air Force officials apologize after Martin Luther King featured on 'fun shoot' poster
    BY Christopher Brennan
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
    Updated: Friday, January 15, 2016, 3:01 AM
    • Air Force officials in Georgia have apologized for a flyer advertizing a "fun shoot" at the base's range (pictured).
    Air Force officials in Georgia apologized for using an image of assassinated civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. to advertise a gun shoot.
    The 78th Support Squadron had put out posters bearing the Nobel Peace Prize winner’s image for a “fun shoot” on the holiday that celebrates his birth.
    Robins Air Force base’s Leroy Minus told the Atlanta Journal Constitution that the flyer was created by a marketing team, and apologized for associating the leader killed in 1968 with target practice.
    “We realized the inappropriateness of the advertisement several days ago and immediately began removing the flyer,” a statement said, adding that the Air Force did not want to cast the nonviolent resistance leader in a negative light.
    Air Force officials pulled this provocative MLK Day “Fun Shoot” flyer:
    The statement said that it was an “honest mistake” but that those involved will receive remedial training.
    The flyer bringing back memories of King’s assassination was “like a piece of hate mail,” Rutha Jackson, president of the Houston County, Georgia, NAACP, told The Macon Telegraph.
    cbrennan@nydailynews.com
     
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    If true, is the person or persons responsible for the poster stupid, or just ignorant... Or both?
     
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    If it's an honest mistake, why would anyone need remedial training?....Oh that's right, have to appease the remedial idiots
     
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