The Navy on Sunday mentioned it is investigating movie footage that displays navy pet dogs at a SEAL museum fundraiser becoming sicced on a male “target’’ sporting a Colin Kaepernick football jersey.
“Colin Kaepernick stand in Josh will get attacked by 5 Navy SEAL canines for not standing for the duration of the National Anthem at a Navy SEAL Museum fundraiser,’’ suggests a submitting following to the online video.
The footage very first surfaced on Instagram in January 2019 but only came to the Navy’s notice Sunday, according to the Naval Unique Warfare Command in a tweet.
“The inherent concept of this video is totally inconsistent with the values and ethos of Naval Exclusive Warfare and the U.S. Navy,’’ wrote the command, which oversees the Navy’s specific functions forces, which includes SEALS.
“We are investigating the issue totally, and preliminary indications are that there were being no lively obligation Navy personnel or machines included with this impartial organization’s party.’’
Kaepernick is the previous San Francisco 49ers quarterback who sparked the NFL’s anthem-kneeling controversy in 2016 to protest racial injustices in the region.
The man in the SEAL museum demonstration wore a torn No. 7 purple and white jersey with “Kaepernick” on the again — just like the a person the quarterback donned for his a person-time crew — as he was becoming bitten on his arms by the training canines.
The museum, which is located in Fort Pierce, Fla., is registered as a non-financial gain and “shares the legacy of the world’s premier distinctive functions power,’’ according to its web-site.