Air Force apologizes to Derek Jeter over Facebook post

The Air Force apologized Tuesday to former Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter for an improper social media post by an active-duty airman.The Tampa Bay Times said Jeter was i sued a citation for boating in a restricted Frank Thomas Jersey area on the Fourth of July near MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla. Jeter owns a home on Davis Islands, which is close to the base. It’s unclear if Jeter was piloting the craft at the time of the citation.MORE: SN selects MLB’s 50 best players | Remembering Horner’s epicgameA Welington Castillo Jersey service member posted the citation along with a photo on Facebook.”This action is totally inconsistent with Air Force values https://www.whitesoxedge.com/chicago-white-sox/luis-aparicio-jersey and the responsible Airman will face the appropriate disciplinary action,” MacDill spokesman Terry Montrose said. “We sincerely apologize to Mr. Jeter for any inconvenience.”The citation carries a $250 fine.

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