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Military Personnel Support Colin Kaepernick with #VeteransForKaepernick

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistAugust 31, 2016
Eli'jah @lijahxl

Crazy the media is trying to tell how VETERANS feel about the Kap situation. I support him. #VeteransForKaepernick https://t.co/IP2orede7k

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit during the pregame national anthem has become a scorching-hot topic in sports media since Friday.

On Tuesday night, that continued.

As the hashtag #VeteransForKaepernick picked up steam, former and current military personnel posted photos and tweets backing the 28-year-old:

Blorenzo @blorenzo

#VeteransForKaepernick Although my grandfather served two tours in Vietnam, he couldn't even rent a home near his base b/c he was black.

DeeJay Demand @DeeJay_Demand

I am a Veteran. Desert Storm. I support Kaps method of protest and the reason for his protest #VeteransForKaepernick https://t.co/E7dRRw8w2Z

Jeffrey Crossman @JCrossman1

I serve to protect your freedoms, not a song #VeteransForKaepernick

Sh🍩n @brownlashon

if you haven't served, don't speak on my behalf #VeteransForKaepernick https://t.co/30AtfIvaRI

The Good Queen @LariskaPargitay

#VeteransforKaepernick I believe in the same exact stance he took. Go ahead and burn my uniforms https://t.co/SMWDbURVv6

Khal Johnson @IrayoEywa

Army or not, I will ALWAYS be black. I stand with him . #veteransforKaepernick https://t.co/lJvNPMeLSO

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