Northwestern Apologizes for Blood Stained American Flag Design on Wounded Warriors Uniforms

by MARY CHASTAIN | Breitbart
November 5, 2013

The Northwestern Wildcats apologized on Tuesday for a blood-stained American flag design on special “Wounded Warriors” uniforms the team will wear on November 16.

Northwestern will wear the special uniforms to honor the Wounded Warrior Project on November 16 when they face the Michigan Wolverines. The uniforms are drawing criticism for the design, and the project will only receive 10% of the proceeds from replica jerseys sold online.

The university formally apologized Tuesday morning for the design.

The uniforms show what to some look like blood stains on a flag. Northwestern spokesman Paul Kennedy said Monday it’s a “distressed pattern on both the stars and stripes that was inspired by the appearance of a flag that has flown proudly over a long period of time” and apologized “for any misinterpretation.”

Under Armour designed the uniforms, which are gray and have the flag on the shoulders, helmets, socks and shoes. The names on the back will be replaced with duty, honor, courage, commitment, integrity, country and service. A close look shows blue paint smeared on the white stars.

3 Comments - what are your thoughts?

  • Busdriver Bill says:

    Why should they apologize? It is a fact that our military is being sent around the globe to do the will of wealthy bankers and businesses, killing and being killed for all the wrong reasons. I admire their courage and dedication, though I believe them to be indoctrinated with a false (flag) premise to get them to do all this. I would rather they were here protecting our borders from the invasion we suffer because of our foolish welfare system and its entitlements. We are bankrupt. We cannot afford to do the expensive military work for Israel, and its banking and business extensions which are running the west through the co-opted economies. We also cannot afford to be paying for the world’s indigent.

  • lbc says:

    Apologizing in advance of something that hasn’t happened yet, as if it can’t be stopped???

  • Bill Ford says:

    I thought the blood was from the disaster in Lincoln

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