Army suspends retired three-star general over tweet sent to Jill Biden

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A retired a few-star common of the U.S. Army has been suspended from a “mentor” place just after sarcastically congratulating initial woman Jill Biden for understanding “what a girl is.”

The Army verified the suspension to Fox Information Saturday and confirmed speculation that the veteran was less than inside investigation for mocking Biden.

Fox News Electronic arrived at out to the U.S. Army for clarification on the matter. A spokesperson for the Military confirmed that Retired Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky has been suspended. It also verified that he was element of an “inquiry,” but supplied no further specifics. 

“Lt. Gen. Theodore Martin, commanding standard of the Merged Arms Center, has suspended retired Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky from undertaking responsibilities as a Hugely Skilled Specialist — Senior Mentor pending the end result of the commander’s inquiry,” the Military advised Fox News.

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Volesky mocked Jill Biden on social media in June, responding to a tweet about the Supreme Courtroom overturning Roe v. Wade.

“For almost 50 yrs, females have had the proper to make our own conclusions about our bodies. Now, that appropriate was stolen from us,” Jill Biden wrote in the aftermath of the Dobbs circumstance. “And whilst we may well be devastated by this injustice, we will not be silent. We will not sit back again as the development we have by now won slips absent.”

“Happy to see you lastly know what a woman is,” Volesky replied.

The tweet has because been deleted.

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) “Screaming Eagles” commander U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Gary Volesky speaks all through a coloration casing ceremony at McAuliffe Corridor, Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 14, 2014.
(REUTERS/Sam Shore/U.S. Military/Handout )

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Volesky is not serving as an lively member of the navy and is a civilian worker.

It is mysterious how extended the inquiry will take, and the Military has not introduced any further information.


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