Navy quietly kills LGBT promotions from its web pages

By Bob Unruh

Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Nathan Wyatt, left, from Kansas City, Missouri, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford and Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary Melvin, from Pensacola, Florida, lower the ship's jack prior to getting underway for Full Ship Shock Trials from Norfolk, Virginia, June 7, 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Angel Thuy Jaskuloski)
Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Nathan Wyatt, left, from Kansas City, Missouri, assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford and Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Zachary Melvin, from Pensacola, Florida, lower the ship’s jack prior to getting underway for Full Ship Shock Trials from Norfolk, Virginia, June 7, 2021. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Angel Thuy Jaskuloski)

The Navy, very quietly and with no explanation, has removed the rainbow imagery promoting the LGBT ideology from its web pages.

A report from Fox News said the changes appeared on the Navy’s Twitter and Instagram pages.

The social agenda program of the LGBT community was on the pages on Thursday, but not Friday.

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“The posts showed outlines of Navy vessels and aircraft with streaming rainbow trails and the word ‘Pride’ stylized in different colors,” the report said. “They were removed without explanation.”

An official for the military service said, “The U.S. Navy posted graphics in support of the start of Pride month to honor the service, commitment, and sacrifice of the LGBTQ+ service members and personnel who volunteer to defend our country.”

The statement, Fox said, did not address the removal.

But the report said, “A meme account on Twitter called ‘End Wokeness’ called attention to how the Navy also took down an LGBTQ+ Pride banner on its account. Some users left comments suggesting the posts were taken down in response to backlash over military support for Pride.”

The Navy’s statement did continue, “As we do with all Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute (DEOMI) observance months, we will look for additional opportunities to celebrate the diversity and strength of our sailors. Members of the LGBTQ+ community serve their country, fully contribute to the DOD mission, and deserve a welcoming environment which enables them to reach their full potential.”

There has been pressure from members of Congress recently for the military to ratchet down its promotions of “diversity, equity and inclusion” agenda points.

Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, wrote Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin recently demanding information about the Pride celebrations involving the military, on which tax money is spent.

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Roy, in fact, told Fox News Digital, “Our military is in a historic recruiting crisis. Our enemies around the world are laughing at us while growing stronger and bolder every single day. The military’s purpose is to defend America and her interests against those around the world who want to destroy us — not to use taxpayer money to advance woke ideology.”

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