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A military moms breastfeeding controversyJune 1, 2012 @ 3:39 am (Updated: 5:36 pm - 6/1/12 )
A few moms with a breastfeeding support group at Fairchild Air Force Base in Spokane might be in trouble.
The group decided to take photos for a breastfeeding campaign and the moms say their intention was to create support for the campaign. Not a problem, except that the two Air National Guard members didn't get permission to wear their uniforms for the photo shoot.
According to a National Guard spokesperson, "military regulations prohibit the use of the uniform, title, rank or military affiliation to further a cause, promote a product or imply an endorsement." Military members may not wear their uniform to a political rally, a protest or to sell a product.
The National Guard moms also aren't allowed to comment on the story.
By LINDA THOMAS
Photo courtesy KREM TV
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