Sixty veterans blast Doug Mastriano’s Confederate uniform photo as ‘shameful’
Doug Mastriano talks to supporters during the Save America rally with former President Donald Trump at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre on Sept. 3, 2022. - Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS

PHILADELPHIA — A group of nearly 60 veterans from Pennsylvania signed a letter deriding Republican candidate for governor Doug Mastriano for being photographed wearing a Confederate Army uniform, calling it “shameful” and saying it’s “an insult to those of us who served and those who continue to serve.” The letter, released by the campaign of Democratic nominee Josh Shapiro, comes three weeks after a photo surfaced of Mastriano, a state senator and combat veteran, wearing the Civil War-era garb in a faculty photo from when he was a professor at the U.S. Army War College. The photo was from the...