Skip to comments.RED ALERT: Head Of DC National Guard Removed From Command During Inauguration
Posted on 01/14/2017 6:27:09 AM PST by gaggs
What are they planning?
The Army general who heads the D.C. National Guard and has an integral part in overseeing the inauguration will be removed from command effective at 12:01 p.m. Jan. 20, just as Donald Trump is sworn in as president.
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Maybe he’s simply unfit for the job?
If this guy is vetted as honorable. Trump should have him stand next to him at the swearing in and immediately recommission him.
This position always ends the same way. Its occupant is the only one who serves at the pleasure of the president. His position will be filled by the man who did all of the behind the scenes secret work to secure the inauguration, his name has not been announced so he could better go about his work.
I take this as proof that the security risks to the president elect are very high during the inauguration.
It’s a non story. He’s a presidential appointee. He submitted his resignation letter 30 days ago. Pentagon ordered him relieved from duty 0001 20 01 17. Plus, he’s 65 and served for 16 years.
The guy is like a TAG (The Adjutant General) of a State National Guard. These guys are APPOINTED and serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.
They always get replaced when the political winds shift.
Even though this seems quite unusual, the article indicates the Trump Transition team is on top of it. As stated in the article, the leader serves at “the discretion of the President”.If anyone on the Trump team is uncertain of the replacement, they could make sure there is a Trump supporting replacement for him at 12:01:01.
Trump offered to keep him on board until the day was out but he refused the offer and his mission now is to embarrass our POE via a compliant media.
Sounds like the short and sweet synopsis of a film script.
Totally agree. This is a smart move. Trump and his advisors understand the threat the ComDems and their agents pose.
See this earlier thread: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3513774/posts
10 U.S. Code § 1251: Mandatory retirement age is age 62 for all officers other than general or flag officers. Service Secretaries may defer the retirement of health professional officers and chaplains until the age of 68.
As I said in that thread: “I take this as a manufactured publicity by the Anti-Trump forces & Dems of a normal function during a change of presidents, wherein the new president accepted the resignation. No one seems to be complaining that Ms. Lynch, Mr. Kerry, and the remainder of the cabinet officers are also being fired at 12:01 pm on Jan 20.”
Who ordered this? It would appear to be 0bama because, the DC commander was appointed by President Bush. However, everyone knows that 0bama can’t order an action after noon Jan 20th.
Fishy or fake.
You forgot to mention that he’s black, hence the FSM* faux-outrage.
*FSM = Fake Stream Media
Military units change command all the time. They have this. The Soldiers doing the real work won’t even notice. Part of the process. Non story.
Flynn, Kelly and Mattis (and others) following their gut, looking out for Trump.
His brigade commanders take over.
Per Fox this morning, the Trump team extended an offer to the General to stay on board until the end of the day, but the General refused.
Trump has already invited him to stay but the General declined the offer. Just another political hack appointment.
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