Military Investigates Students Who Flashed Possible White Power Sign
By Bill Galluccio
December 15, 2019
Military officials have launched an investigation after some students made a hand symbol that some people claim is a sign of white supremacy. The students were in the stands during a pre-game segment aired on ESPN prior to the annual Army vs. Navy football game.
While Rece Davis was talking about the rivalry, one of the students quickly unfurled a small black flag, but put it away while some of the other students made the "OK" sign, which the Southern Poverty Law Center claims represents white power.
Officials for both the Army and Navy said they are investigating the incident.
“West Point is looking into the matter,” Lt. Col. Christopher Ophardt, a spokesman at the military academy, said in an email. “At this time we do not know the intent of the cad
Navy dominated the game defeated Army by a score of 31-7 in the 120th meeting between the two military academies.