Skip to comments.Unrivaled Security Planned for Inauguration
Posted on 11/07/2004 9:27:28 AM PST by The Loan Arranger
Military Muscle, High-Tech Screening Are Features of First Swearing In Since 9/11
An unprecedented level of security will frame President Bush's second inauguration, with officials planning to use thousands of police from across the country, new screening technology for inaugural guests and a military contingent that could include a combat brigade of up to 4,000 troops.
Security is always tight on Inauguration Day, but it will be magnified for the first inauguration since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Law enforcement officials have been preparing for months to protect U.S. and world leaders and citizens who attend.
Organizers are planning to follow the traditional parade route that was used in President Bush's first inauguration, but security will be heightened.
Organizers are planning a traditional inauguration capped by a parade down Pennsylvania Avenue and the usual evening balls. Bush has yet to name his inauguration committee, which will oversee planning of the pageantry and festivities, but law enforcement agencies are in high gear.
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The Loony Left for sure will try to interrupt the festivities.
Pray for the protection of all who attend and for God exposing any plans to harm our country.