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EXCLUSIVE: A bunch of GOP lawmakers who’re additionally U.S. army veterans wrote to Secretary of the Air Drive Frank Kendall requesting a briefing on “wokeness” insurance policies allegedly being carried out all through the Air Drive and Air Drive Academy.
The lawmakers say the insurance policies had been dropped at their consideration by involved cadets and their households.
“As veterans, we’re happy with our service, experiences, and the alternatives it has offered,” Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., Congressman Mike Gallagher R-Wis., and Michael Waltz, R-Fla., stated in a letter to Kendall.
“Nevertheless, we need to be certain that the Air Drive is targeted on outpacing the menace and make sure we are able to recruit and retain one of the best Airmen to perform the mission.”
“Particularly, we’re alarmed that curriculum on the Air Drive Academy is instructing cadets to make use of “Dad and mom/Caregivers/Guardians as a substitute of Mother and Dad. We imagine that specializing in pronouns, race and gender as a substitute of unity and the mission does nothing to discourage our adversaries.”
The lawmakers spotlight that Air Drive management has beforehand testified that “there isn’t any such Air Drive coverage concerning using pronouns,” however added that materials shared by Air Drive cadets and their households contradicts that testimony.
“We take into account this a readiness subject and stay involved concerning the alternative price to coaching and the damaging impression on recruiting and retention,” they wrote.
Fox News Digital reported exclusively Friday that the USA Air Drive Academy (USAFA) in Colorado is encouraging cadets to use for a fellowship program for “gender minorities” that specifies “cisgender” males needn’t apply.
An e mail obtained by Fox Information Digital from a involved cadet alleges that the USAFA is hyper-focused on range and inclusion as a substitute of the military threats the nation faces.
The Republican lawmakers requested that the Air Drive reply to their letter no later than Sept. 29.
The Air Drive didn’t instantly reply to Fox Information’ request for remark.