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Posted By: Imright, 1/16/2021 8:09:12 PM

This year, for the first time since its inception in 1989, the Armed Forces Farewell event will reportedly not be held for an outgoing president.“The Pentagon, in a break with recent tradition, will not host an Armed Forces Farewell tribute to President Donald Trump. … Two senior defense officials confirmed … Thursday that no military farewell is being planned for the commander in chief,” Defense One reported Thursday.No reason was specified for the break in tradition. It’s also not clear whether the event was canceled by military brass or by the president himself. The latter scenario seems unlikely given his love for the military.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Readaholic 1/16/2021 8:22:31 PM (No. 663493)
Swamp critters angry about the lack of new wars?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Periwinkel 1/16/2021 8:22:42 PM (No. 663494)
Remember these Generals are the "political" generals promoted by Obama plus their successive generation of generals. These are the guys who are into gender bending LGBTQrsrtuvwxyx.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 1/16/2021 8:40:10 PM (No. 663504)
Trump doesn't care.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Melonpatsy 1/16/2021 8:43:47 PM (No. 663505)
What the sam hill is going on?!!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Skinnydip 1/16/2021 8:46:31 PM (No. 663507)
Leading from behind.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DVC 1/16/2021 8:46:45 PM (No. 663508)
Scummy generals and admirals.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: MDConservative 1/16/2021 8:52:20 PM (No. 663512)
Not even a Space Force Guardian send off? "The Pentagon" knows where their bread is buttered...and it's not PDT anymore.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: comstock 1/16/2021 8:59:07 PM (No. 663521)
FTA “Trump, who had already said he will not attend President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, is planning a ceremonial farewell at Joint Base Andrews, the base outside Washington where Air Force One is headquartered,” Wanna bet there will be thousands of troops there to send him off, not because they were ordered to, but because they wanted to. The generals and admirals would rather be giving Sleepy Joe a tongue bath and will not be there.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: stablemoney 1/16/2021 8:59:53 PM (No. 663523)
We are now a Venezuelan military dictatorship. 25,000 troops in the capital to protect the dictators, and a government that is not supported by the people.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: earlybird 1/16/2021 9:03:53 PM (No. 663527)
Pentagon swamp rats, not our servicemen in the ranks… Joe will have a really crappy installation. He and Jilly will have some time to ponder their illicit “victory” before he is kicked out to make way for Willie’s girlfriend.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Kate318 1/16/2021 9:04:09 PM (No. 663528)
Guys, something is going on beyond what it seems. I’m beginning to think the “Capitol Hill Riot” narrative was created to cover for whatever is happening.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: earlybird 1/16/2021 9:05:03 PM (No. 663529)
More Vindmans...
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Reply 13 - Posted by: planetgeo 1/16/2021 9:07:28 PM (No. 663531)
No doubt in my mind that the day will come when they wish he was still the Commander in Chief. The Democrats'are going to gut the military again.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Newtsche 1/16/2021 9:13:33 PM (No. 663538)
Maybe the military has bigger fish to fry that stormy night.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: leonardo 1/16/2021 9:21:32 PM (No. 663543)
" ... Two senior defense officials confirmed … Thursday that no military farewell is being planned for the commander in chief ..." The two senior defense officials are likely what's left after Obamas's PURGE of the military's free-thinking conservative officers. Just the people America needs now to stand up against her adversaries today. Play taps for America folks.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Califedup 1/16/2021 9:37:07 PM (No. 663550)
These morons don't get it. President Trump agreeing to this ceremony would be another acceptance of the stolen election. He is making sure that he does not participate in any formal ceremony that would signify his acceptance of NMP (Never My President) Biden's stolen election coup. What am I saying - Biden didn't steal the election, he can't even clothe himself, his wife and fellow communist death democrats engineered the coup.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: The Remnants 1/16/2021 10:06:30 PM (No. 663558)
The White House released a list of President Trump's accomplishments. Long list. You can find it today on Gateway Pundit, "White House Releases List of President Trump's Accomplishments." Just one part of it is headlined: COLOSSAL REBUILDING OF THE MILITARY 1. Completely rebuilt United States military with over $22 trillion in defense spending including 738 billion for 2020. 2. Secured three pay raises for our service members and their families. 3. Established the Space Force - the first new branch of the U.S. Armed Forces since 1947. 4. Modernized and recapitalized our nuclear forces and missile defense to ensure they serve as a strong deterrent. 5. Upgraded our cyber defense by elevating the Cyber Command into a major warfighting command and by reducing burdensome procedural restrictions on cyber operations. 6. Vetoed the FY21 National Defense Act, which failed to protect our national security, disrespected the history of our veterans and military and contradicted our efforts to put America First. (That's just some of the things President Trump has done for our military.) And yet the Pentagon has made a decision not to have a fly-over ! ! ! That's sad. Not for Trump; but for our country.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Jack44 1/16/2021 10:37:17 PM (No. 663570)
Head of the Joint Chiefs Gen Milley is no supporter of his Commander in Chief. He has left the president hanging before.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Lawsy0 1/16/2021 10:53:00 PM (No. 663586)
The Pentagon (aka the pentagram) needs to get over itself. It is the President's choice on such tradutuib. He has given his last full measure of duty to the office, but knowing how he does things, he will be at the task until the last possible moment.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: DVC 1/17/2021 1:10:59 AM (No. 663645)
The military has been converted to a leftist tool.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: J. Arthur Brown 1/17/2021 1:16:01 AM (No. 663649)
A very sketchy story. The President is Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces and Mr. Trump is President until Mr. Biden is inaugurated. Don't feed the click farmers . . .
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Reply 22 - Posted by: judy 1/17/2021 1:21:41 AM (No. 663650)
Gee they told us the military was non political???
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Reply 23 - Posted by: NotaBene 1/17/2021 1:26:02 AM (No. 663652)
The US Generals salute Biden, he who stole the election. Ingrates. We are taking notes and have long memories. Just you wait, CCP sympathizers in D.C.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: emmajustin 1/17/2021 1:53:48 AM (No. 663656)
My prayer is that the military is not giving a parade send off because Pres Trump is not leaving. I pray it is God's will that Pres Trump will remain the president of the USA for 4 more years.
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Reply 25 - Posted by: pensom2 1/17/2021 2:48:59 AM (No. 663665)
The decision likely pushed by CJCS Gen. Mark A. Milley, the one who complained that he had been "set up" to walk with the Trumps and White House officisla to little St. John's Episcopal Church after the rioters tried to burn it down. He's the one who resembles Leonid Breshnev.
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Reply 26 - Posted by: lil dotty 1/17/2021 3:48:56 AM (No. 663667)
All those troops in DC for virtual event/no supporters? #11, do believe you are onto somethingthere! Terrific plot/great actors=
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Reply 27 - Posted by: anniebc 1/17/2021 6:23:34 AM (No. 663710)
President Trump loves the military, but the military doesn't love him back. Is that what they want us to believe? It's okay to cancel inaugural events for basement without negative commentary, though. How soon they think we forget. President Trump received wild cheers from cadets not much more than a month ago. There must be some psyops going on here; they want US to believe the military is on their side.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 1/17/2021 6:25:22 AM (No. 663712)
What makes you think that our "military leaders" are anything but servile catamites for those who hold political power?
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Reply 29 - Posted by: GO3 1/17/2021 7:54:26 AM (No. 663762)
This is why those who criticize elected leaders on wanting "endless wars" only understand less than half the problem. The flags have always been given a pass for their malfeasance and incompetence. Having been there I can truthfully say it would make you sick. In fact, when it comes to losing and then pretending otherwise, they make the careerists of VN look like pikers in comparison.
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Reply 30 - Posted by: F15 Gork 1/17/2021 7:58:54 AM (No. 663765)
This is not the military I served in for 28 years.......will they fire upon fellow citizens if ordered to do so? Not so sure any more.
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Reply 31 - Posted by: ROLFNader 1/17/2021 9:08:59 AM (No. 663820)
Not ONE of the Pentagon official pukes was available for comment in this entire "news" story. Should be illegal to publish these Weekly Reader 'contributions'.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: The Remnants 1/17/2021 10:05:11 AM (No. 663878)
#17 Big error on my part - - No. 1 in my response should read "2.2 trillion" NOT 22 trillion. My apologies to the author..
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Reply 33 - Posted by: DustDevil31 1/17/2021 10:56:08 AM (No. 663938)
In my wettest wildest fantasies Trump walks away; martial law is declared in DC under FEMA, half of congress is arrested and Joe Biden face military tribunals. The IRS, NEA and PBS are disbanded. Trump gets inaugurated in April as the winner of the Nov 3 election. Swamp drained. Yes; I am smoking Hopium. No martial law; no republic. AMF
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Reply 34 - Posted by: Newtsche 1/17/2021 12:58:42 PM (No. 664090)
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Reply 35 - Posted by: Ribicon 1/17/2021 2:03:46 PM (No. 664159)
Discredited President Trump was very, very bad for business at the Pentagon. Profitable to send other people's children overseas to fight wars of no benefit to the USA.
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