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All right CBS now changing its tune after photos of the Hawaii five O crews stepping on head stones and disrupting a special veterans ceremony.
During Pearl Harbor week and it sparked outrage review and everybody else the network now issuing this apology quote any rudeness by our staff.
-- and each committee today pace to finish our work.
Not a lack of respect for men and women who have served and sacrificed for their country we -- yes -- their country we sincerely apologize.
To any that were offended.
So is that apology accepted -- says Timothy Davis he's president and founder of the greatest generation foundation and organized the trip to -- Tim.
Is that apology enough.
No way it was.
As I said earlier on mark my ten year old can -- produce a better apology than what CBS has provided us.
What was it like here you with these heroes.
Some -- -- -- -- some of their early ninety's you re living in this moment in in infamy.
And then to be treated like you were treated describe how you felt how they felt.
-- -- You know among my blood was -- when we arrived there are seeing about a ton of equipment station on top of the graves there at that at the cemetery.
We went about conducted out private ceremony without closing ceremony.
We played the National Anthem -- we conclude with the playing of taps.
I understand what everybody has the respect for and -- men and on military veterans but you know what we saw in the movement in the background.
Was was was shocking for me to see and you know especially at a at a national shrine like the cemetery.
It was disappointing for me and -- -- it was definitely disappointing for the veterans to see as well and then they just want you out of the way.
First a group via artist it was sitting fifty or -- where -- put -- hundred yards and 300 yards none of that was good enough.
-- you know what I wasn't at that stage where what Stephanie Tubbs was going through with with his group of veterans.
The national parks opponent of -- cuts -- need to -- -- veterans from the -- portion of the memorial to the top coalition and down as we stopped how play up to allow the veterans to go visit some of their full of Brothers.
You know these guys -- came out of nowhere and pretty much said you know you need to move he need to get out -- the shot.
And you know I really at that stage didn't say anything to them and then you know pay some respects to these veterans this is their first time back in seventies.
And how did you approach these veterans and -- -- along it was a disgrace it was an absolutely disgraceful.
Event that took -- pot -- I agree with you.
How do you tell that group of people who -- break this up now we have to finish an episode of Hawaii five all.
Here's an email from the show's executive producer to the blogger Stefan who posted about this incident.
Says -- I spoke to a practically thirty folks all say they paid respect her in the end and then -- lunch to give that's privacy and respect.
Everyone knows how much we respect our military we couldn't do our show without tennis -- 80% of our crew is made up of locals with deep ties to the military I can't imagine any of them doing things that you said which you -- -- wish you contacted us before.
Trashing us so aggressively in the block the bottom line is as we're finding out the good column was right and this guy was wrong.
When you -- -- was wrong right he wasn't even there so you know disease CBS I have 24 war veterans 23 of until -- of us.
Oldest 96 youngest eighty -- You know what I'm happy to bring full of these veterans that within two testify on -- -- to showed in his treatment towards them.
You know as -- -- earlier on it's a national disgrace -- for a war veterans.
And you know as one veterans he's brought to us this is the grand finale of my -- to come back -- And to see how a production -- corporations such as CBS and its sponsors disrespect of veterans it's it's and actually -- -- to -- them.
-- and finally.
They ask one last thing going getting on the positive reportedly can we see some of the cast members before we leave Iran break word came back from the cast.
Now so they that a -- veterans leave on the -- Get this respected -- even meet some of the people from the series and not that they and I was surprised they wanna do but Tim Davis thanks for great -- -- and form this organization it's called the greatest generation foundation.
And if people want to support it go to it now correct.
Correct you know we serve a -- -- to create Vietnam veterans and we taken back to win -- importance and allow them to find closure at no cost to the -- And that would been around for nearly ten years now so it's a great colas and put any better and out there that wants to be involved don't hesitate to contact us.
Great Tim Davis Love that information -- FOX & Friends dot com thanks to join.
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