Doug Mastriano, Trump-backed candidate for Pennsylvania governor, posed in Confederate uniform while in military

Retired Army colonel Doug Mastriano, a Republican state senator from Pennsylvania who is running for governor, poses at left in a Confederate uniform in a 2013-14 faculty photo at the U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, U.S. April 9, 2014.
A 2014 photo shows Pennsylvania Republican Doug Mastriano in a Confederate uniform.
The photo was taken while the state senator was part of the faculty at the US Army War College.
Faculty members were permitted to pose for the photo while dressed as an historical figure.

Pennsylvania Republican Doug Mastriano, a state senator and Trump-backed candidate for governor, posed for a photo donning a Confederate uniform while an instructor at the US Army War College in 2014, Reuters reported Friday evening.

Mastriano, a retired Army colonel and military historian, was posing for the photo with other faculty members, who were given the option of dressing in historical garb, Reuters reported. Only six of the 21 instructors…

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