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Colonel in ‘Dino Puppet’ Video Speaks: ‘I Was Given a Death Sentence’ | Military.com

Colonel in ‘Dino Puppet’ Video Speaks: ‘I Was Given a Death Sentence’ | Military.com

That’s true for the Air Force National Guard colonel who recently became part of a military-wide scandal when he administered the re-enlistment oath to a female senior non-commissioned officer wearing a dinosaur puppet on her right hand. Now retired at the rank of lieutenant colonel as a result of the caper, Kevin “Bly” Blaser realizes he should have stopped the ceremony. Blaser, who spoke exclusively with Military.com on Wednesday after a video of him performing the re-enlistment ceremony for Master Sgt. Robin Brown circulated to millions on social media, said he equates the whole blunder to running a stop sign. “My analogy to all of this is I ran a stop sign,” he said during a phone call. “I should have probably stopped the ceremony. That was bad judgment, I one hundred percent admit that.” But, he continued, the penalty for running a stop sign is a warning or a ticket. …

Source: Colonel in ‘Dino Puppet’ Video Speaks: ‘I Was Given a Death Sentence’ | Military.com

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