I’ll let their video speak for itself, but it seems pretty darn outrageous they couldn’t make an exception for the men and women in service. At the same time one would think the military could have been clearer with the troops on policy.
A general messup all around it seems
Delta has said they are ‘looking in to it’ while the military says the troops may be reimbursed by them.
Huff Po has coverage as well
Here is the take from Stars and Stripes