Air Force Apologizes For A-10 Tweet Referencing ‘Yanny’ Or ‘Laurel’ Clip

A U.S. Air Force A-10 ground attack jet flies during a public display at Luke Air Force Base near Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, March 17, 2018. (Photo by Yichuan Cao/NurPhoto)
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The U.S. Air Force issued an apology Thursday for a tweet “made in poor taste” that praised a mission against Taliban forces while referencing a viral audio clip.

The now-deleted tweet said that “Taliban Forces in Farah city #Afghanistan would much rather have heard” the “#Yanny or #Laurel” audio clip than the deafening sound of “#BRRRT” from an A-10 jet.