Air Force sergeant under investigation for racially insensitive Facebook rant

An Air Force officer is under investigation for blasting lower-ranking “black females” at Nellis Air Force Base in a profanity-laced Facebook rant, officials said Monday.

Officials at the Las Vegas base said Tech. Sgt. Geraldine Lovely was “removed from her supervisory role” after viral footage of a racially insensitive tirade surfaced over the weekend.

“It pisses me the f--k off that they have no respect and constantly have an attitude,” Lovely can be heard saying in the since-deleted video. “What the f--k is up with that?”

Lovely, wearing an Air Force uniform in the video, apparently took exception to subordinates refusing to acknowledge her as “ma’am.”

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A second version of the footage uploaded Monday garnered more than 900,000 views, according to the Las Vegas Sun.

“They’re talking down to me. I’m trying to tread lightly as a higher-ranking (non-commissioned officer) to not blow the f--k up and start a fight club,” she raved in the footage.

“Everytime I f--king talk to them, it’s like I’m just some stupid a— girl that doesn’t even deserve to be talked to as a person,” said Lovely, a member of the 99th Force Support Squadron.

The base pledged an investigation to determine if Lovely’s remarks were the tip of a broader issue at the military facility.

"While the actions of this individual are inappropriate and unacceptable, we are using this unfortunate situation to continue a dialogue with our Airmen about the topic of good order and discipline," base officials said in a statement.

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