Though many people accused Colin Kaepernick of disrespecting the veterans with his refusal to stand for the flag, there are many veterans who are supporting him and started their own hashtag on Twitter.

Veterans started the hashtag #VeteransForKaepernick, showing that he did not offend them and they stand with him in his message about the oppression and inequality minorities are facing in the United States.

Check the gallery though for tweets from some veterans and their families. Here are two of my personal favorites:

Go check the hashtag for yourself on Twitter. It’s enlightening.

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