Social Media Mocks U.S. Space Force’s New Uniform

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 1/22/2020 | Leslie Eastman
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I make it a point to watch as many of the rallies President Donald Trump holds as possible.

One of the most consistent aspects of these events is the absolute enthusiasm the crowds have for the new US Space Force. This week, the Pentagon revealed the uniform for the newest branch of our military.

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The U.S. Space Force (USSF) late Friday unveiled camouflage uniforms bearing the branch’s first nametapes for its members.

“The first #SpaceForce utility uniform nametapes have touched down in the Pentagon,” the service branch tweeted from its official account, attaching a photo of the uniforms.

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The uniforms were welcomed with praise by some, including the official Twitter account for the U.S. Navy, which called the clothing “out of this world” in a tweet.

“What are the coordinates? Let’s trade,” the military branch added.

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Despite the success of the Space Force roll-out, people must deride President Donald Trump’s efforts whenever and wherever possible. The #TrumpDergangementSyndrome-inflected media partnered with the #Resistance-bots in social media, once again, to create and promote fake news mocking the uniform.

Some examples:

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Though I will give bonus points for a “Star Wars” mention and a deduction for a trite Trump reference:

However, solid reasons were provided for not going with an homage to “Star Trek:”

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Given the ensuing social media theatrics, Space Force officials launched an effective response.

The force explained its rationale in a tweeted response. It said it was “utilising current Army/Air Force uniforms” and “saving costs...
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