Miss Louisiana USA: Most Young People Don't Appreciate Military

Thursday, 12 Jun 2014 06:37 AM

By Greg Richter

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Miss Louisiana USA, Brittany Guidry, says she wasn't worried about whether her opinion on the trade of five Taliban leaders for a U.S. soldier would be popular. She just wanted to say what was on her mind.

"I think everyone is entitled to their own opinion, and we shouldn't judge them for it," Guidry said Wednesday on Fox News Channel's "Hannity."

Story continues below video.



Guidry was asked about the controversial trade made for the freedom of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl during the Miss USA pageant on Sunday. She said she was happy for Bergdahl to be free after five years of captivity in Afghanistan, but questioned whether the five Taliban members should have been freed from the Guantanamo Bay military prison.

She agreed with host Sean Hannity that most young adults don't appreciate the sacrifices made by the military but said her family has a military background.

"I had five uncles serve in World War II. By brother was in the Air Force," she said. "I'm a huge advocate for the USO. And I really do believe in their slogan: Until Everyone Comes Home."

Related Stories:


© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Marco Rubio: States Should Determine Gay Marriage Laws

Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 09:55 AM

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio hasn't changed his stance on same-sex marriage, despite a judge's decision last week . . .

NBC Denies Report 'Meet the Press' Host Being Replaced

Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 09:33 AM

NBC denied a New York Post report that Meet the Press host David Gregory is being replaced.
 . . .

Emanuel's Mayoral Fortunes Rapidly Declining in Chicago

Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 08:58 AM

Even before the gun violence this weekend that took the lives of 9 Chicagoans and left 60 others wounded, Mayor Rahm Emm . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved