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Posted By: NorthernDog, 8/19/2020 3:32:30 PM

The Army is launching an investigation into two soldiers who appeared in uniform during Democratic National Convention coverage Tuesday night, the service announced Wednesday. During the broadcast, two soldiers in uniform flanked officials from American Samoa while the territory awarded its delegates during the roll call at the Democratic National Convention. The appearance goes against Defense Department regulations, which prohibit all troops from being in uniform at partisan political or campaign events. Including uniformed military personnel in the video was an “oversight,” according to a Democratic Convention official. “Each state was asked to highlight issues and values that matter most

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Reply 1 - Posted by: SALady 8/19/2020 3:44:47 PM (No. 514829)
Can you imagine the outcry if the Republicans pulled this stunt!!!!! Court martial and dishonorable discharge for the two soldiers, and any commanding officers who were aware of this and approved it!!!!!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Pnstrpilot 8/19/2020 3:46:09 PM (No. 514832)
Can you say UCMJ.....Beuler...anyone...the new, new action Army....what a change from my days.....
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Reply 3 - Posted by: plaids 8/19/2020 3:50:01 PM (No. 514836)
Let's be real. There are two sets of rules. One for Dems and one for Republicans. CNN will never expose Cuomo. The military has been hijacked. The list goes on and on. We can't give up.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: HotRod 8/19/2020 3:56:26 PM (No. 514846)
''Including uniformed military personnel in the video was an “oversight,” according to a Democratic Convention official.'' It doesn't matter that democrats are ignorant, careless, or just don't care. The military people know the regulations, and purposely violated them. They can thank democrats for the punishment to be delivered!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: rocket-j-squirrel 8/19/2020 4:06:21 PM (No. 514852)
I watched that and told ms squirrel they're gonna be in trouble...but maybe they think it's "good trouble". Bwahaha!
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Calico Al 8/19/2020 4:15:24 PM (No. 514858)
I thought the libs didn't like the military?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Starboard_side 8/19/2020 4:36:54 PM (No. 514872)
This was NOT an oversight by the DNC, they wanted the optic, but didn't this trigger some of their audience? They love to pretend they care about the military all while they are cutting their funding.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Folsomguy 8/19/2020 5:03:52 PM (No. 514899)
When I was serving, this was drilled into our heads of things NOT to do. It was up there with passing out secrets.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: GO3 8/19/2020 5:17:25 PM (No. 514910)
Even before I checked into the unit specifics, I suspected it was an NG or reserve unit in the Pacific. Sure enough the 9th Mission Support Command is a Reserve unit based in HI. Dems feel free to exploit the military especially the islanders who are very good supporters of the military but don't hesitate to use them for optics. Tulsi Gabbard was fond of taking photo ops of her while visiting veterans in her Army dress uniform. Of course, the investigation won't come down hard on two SPC (E-4) and this was done for a reason. Just two soldiers doing their duty.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Jethro bo 8/19/2020 5:41:01 PM (No. 514928)
Propbaly couldn't get an Antifa and BLM member in time to film is so they got the next best thing, the Army to supply representatives.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bighambone 8/19/2020 6:05:48 PM (No. 514942)
Well since the Army did not court marshal Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman for appearing more than once in his full dress Army uniform at a highly political event, the Democrat run hearings leading to the Democrat impeachment of the Commander in Chief on bogus charges in the US Capitol, it should now be pretty much impossible for the Army to now harass two low ranking, E-4, enlisted soldiers for appearing in uniform at the Democrat National Convention, in fact, if you check back after the smoke clears you will probably find out that upon the demand of some Democrat politician that the Army promoted them and gave them good conduct medals. That’s how the politicized Army brass works these days.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Pegmo 8/19/2020 9:08:38 PM (No. 515074)
Book 'em, Danno!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: akudaq 8/19/2020 11:17:46 PM (No. 515141)
Please educate me, Ldotters, as I don't know much about military rules re: uniforms. Could the two soldiers have been ordered to suit up and attend with someone? I know that there's a lot I don't know, just wondering if Dems can use our soldiers for improper activities, as Obama had them holding his darn umbrella, hillary! had them toting luggage (IIRC), etc. TIA for info from knowledgeable folks here.
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