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U.S. military deletes, apologizes for New Year's Eve bomb tweet

Jan 02, 2019 - The Washington Times

The U.S. military on Monday night deleted and apologized for a New Year's Eve tweet that joked about bombing America's enemies.

In the tweet, U.S. Strategic Command marked the end of 2018 with a show of force.

"#TimesSquare tradition rings in the #NewYear by dropping the big ball...if ever needed, we are #ready to drop something much, much bigger," the tweet read.

Accompanying the message was a video of American stealth fighter jets dropping 30,000-pound bombs on targets at a...