A U.S. Army video compilation featuring soldiers marching in cadence with masks on has sparked criticism and mocking, after the service’s official Twitter account posted it on Thursday.
The video, tweeted July 1, begins with a clip of soldiers in their physical training uniforms — black and gold t-shirts and shorts — but wearing masks outdoors while marching.
The tweet said, “The week is almost done! Time for some step-by-step #motivation!! What’s your favorite cadence?”
The sight of soldiers in their PT uniforms marching in cadence while wearing masks prompted confusion and mocking.
Columnist Tim Young tweeted: “Aren’t they all vaccinated? Why are they wearing masks outside?”: