Following an incident of vandalism where racial slurs were written outside African-American students’ doors at the U.S. Air Force Academy’s prep school, Lt. General Silveria gathered every cadet together and gave them a clear message that there was not a place for bigotry at the Air Force Academy.
Asking everyone to get out their phones and video his words, he repeated, “If you can’t treat someone with dignity and respect, then get out.”


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