US Army Investigates Nazi Patch Seen In Unit’s Post

The Army Times reports:

The U.S. Army is launching an investigation after a National Guard unit posted a photo to its official Instagram account this week that showed a service member with a patch that appears to depict a Nazi SS Totenkopf, a specific skull-and-crossbones image that was adopted by Adolf Hitler’s elite corps.

The 20th Special Forces Group, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama, posted the photo Sunday along with the caption, “That weekend feeling. Enjoy the rest of your weekend. Don’t stop training. Don’t get complacent.” The post was then deleted after it garnered comments criticizing the patch, which was visible on the back of one service member’s helmet.

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