Less than a month in office, and President Trump is already one of the most beloved commanders-in-chief in US history.
Our military men and women NEVER did something like this for Obama.
Navy SEALs pose proudly for Trump, in violation of DoD Directive 1344.10
A photo is now going viral, and for good reason. A U.S. SEALs team wasn’t afraid to show their support for the new Commander in Chief, and decided to pose for a quick shot in the middle of their busy schedules.
According to Teddystick:
While this doesn’t seem like much, anyone with prior military service will tell you that displaying a politcally-charged flag such as the MAGA flag above, is a big “no-no” in the bureaucratic workings of our military. Why? It’s critical that military members remain faithful in duty to the Commander in Chief, regardless of their own political ideas.
With that said, it’s also critical for the government to work efficiently. That doesn’t happen when agencies like Homeland Security suspend Trump’s executive order to make our country safer (these SEALs understand that–they’ve actually seen combat and know the horrors).
And so, they felt like making their voices heard as well, disregarding Clause 4.1.2 of the DoD directive that clearly states:
A member of the Armed Forces on active duty shall not display a large political sign, banner, or poster…