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Military apologizes for Area 51 threat Tweet


Posted on Thursday, 26 September, 2019 | Comment icon 7 comments

The Tweet featured this picture of a Stealth Bomber. Image Credit: Twitter / DVIDSHub
A US military Twitter account has issued an apology for threatening to bomb 'Storm Area 51' attendees.
Appearing on the official Twitter page of the Defense Visual Information Distribution Service which serves as a connection between the media and the military, the Tweet showed an image of several dozen servicemen standing in front of a Stealth Bomber with the words:

"The last thing #Millenials will see if they attempt the #area51raid today..."

Having realized the inappropriateness of threatening to bomb US citizens (even in jest), those behind the DVIDS account quickly removed the Tweet and posted up an apology:
"Last night a DVIDSHUB employee posted a Tweet that in NO WAY supports the stance of the Department of Defense. It was inappropriate and we apologize for this mistake."

The original post had gone up just before the infamous 'Storm Area 51' event which, despite accruing over two million sign-ups, ultimately fizzled out when very few people actually turned up on the day.

Whether the employee responsible for the message still had a job the next day remains unclear.



Source: Twitter.com | Comments (7)


Tags: Area 51


Recent comments on this story
Comment icon #1 Posted by aztek on 26 September, 2019, 18:01
that would be a tactical failure of they see the stealth plane, lol
Comment icon #2 Posted by Gary Meadows on 27 September, 2019, 2:41
Military apologizes for tweet... This is where I don't recognize the world anymore. Where am I? 
Comment icon #3 Posted by Seti42 on 27 September, 2019, 3:54
In the timeline where the POTUS is actually more of a danger to the people and the world itself than the US military.
Comment icon #4 Posted by UFOwatcher on 27 September, 2019, 14:18
They can't bomb anything if they don't exist. Oh, wait..
Comment icon #5 Posted by pallidin on 27 September, 2019, 16:49
Why apologize? You do realize that apologizing to morons only makes them more emboldened.
Comment icon #6 Posted by Scholar4Truth on 27 September, 2019, 19:27
Now they will really think the military is hiding something. They will say see they threatened us so they really do know we are on to them. 
Comment icon #7 Posted by ThereWeAreThen on 8 October, 2019, 18:48
Which is why they made the tweet in the first place. To screw with them. I would've. Christ if I was POTUS I'd order them to for a laugh.


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