The Hill reports:
“After some careful consideration, the department will maintain the existing policy from July of 2020 regarding the display or depiction of unofficial flags,” Pentagon press secretary John Kirby told reporters. “There won’t be an exception made this month for the Pride flag.”
Then-Defense Secretary Mark Esper last year implemented a broad flag policy intended to target the Confederate battle flag. But the directive, which banned Confederate flags and other hate symbols being displayed at their military bases, also prohibited other flags including those of sports teams and the Pride flag.
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— The Hill (@thehill) June 4, 2021