Air Force Sergeant Under Investigation For Racially Charged Facebook Rant
An Air Force sergeant is under investigation for blasting lower-ranking “black females” at Nellis Air Force Base in a profanity-laced...
An Air Force sergeant is under investigation for blasting lower-ranking “black females” at Nellis Air Force Base in a profanity-laced Facebook rant, officials said Monday.
Officials at the Las Vegas base said Tech. Sgt. Geraldine Lovely was “removed from her supervisory role” after viral footage of a racially insensitive tirade surfaced over the weekend.
“It pisses me the f–k off that they have no respect and constantly have an attitude,” Lovely can be heard saying in the since-deleted video. “What the f–k is up with that?”
A second version of the footage uploaded Monday garnered more than 900,000 views, according to the Las Vegas Sun. She was wearing her Air Force uniform in the video.
“They’re talking down to me. I’m trying to tread lightly as a higher-ranking (non-commissioned officer) to not blow the f–k up and start a fight club,” she raved in the footage.
“Every time I f–king talk to them, it’s like I’m just some stupid a— girl that doesn’t even deserve to be talked to as a person,” said Lovely, a member of the 99th Force Support Squadron.
The base pledged an investigation to determine if Lovely’s remarks were the tip of a broader issue at the military facility.
“While the actions of this individual are inappropriate and unacceptable, we are using this unfortunate situation to continue a dialogue with our Airmen about the topic of good order and discipline,” base officials said in a statement.
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