The US Army suspended a retired three-star general from a consultant role after a social media post appearing under his name mocked first lady Jill Biden’s support for abortion rights.
Former top Army spokesperson Gary Volesky, Who earned a silver star for gallantry while serving in Iraq, made US$ 92 an hour for advising military officers, students, and staff over taking part in war games and other such activities.
However, the Twitter account under his name replied to a statement from Biden that condemned the Supreme Court’s decision on 24 June to reverse its landmark 1973 ruling in Roe vs Wade that had established federal abortion rights.
For nearly 50 years, “women have had the right to make our own decisions about our bodies,” the first lady statement said about the ruling, which in effect outlawed abortions in more than half the country.
Today, that right was stolen from us.
Volesky’s replied “Glad to see you finally know what a woman is.”
On Saturday, an Army spokesperson said the commander of the military branches’ combined arms Centre, Lieutenant-General Theodore Martin had suspended police key from his consultancy pending an investigation into whether that we eat in question by Lil decoration rules for retired officers.
Before retiring in 2020, Volesky was in charge of the US ground forces in Iraq and headed the army’s famed 101st airborne division.