Navy Squelches YouTube Vid

Airman's musical movie showed glimpses of aircraft carrier's security measures
By Colleen Barry,  Newser Staff
Posted Aug 19, 2007 11:49 AM CDT
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(Newser) – The Navy removed an airman's video from YouTube because it showed a "lack of propriety" in the use of safety equipment  aboard the aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan, the AP reports. The video, set to Shania Twain's "That Don't Impress Me Much," showed a sailor dancing in a full-body radiation suit.

The video also offended by showing a glimpse of the door to the nuclear power plant on board the Ronald Reagan; rules forbid any part of a ship's nuclear equipment be shown to foreign nationals. Although the video didn't compromise security, it did violate the rules, a Navy spokesman explained. The airman responsible has been counseled, he said.