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The US Army is investigating the presence of two uniformed soliders at the virtual Democratic National Convention as a potential policy violation.
The two Army soldiers appeared during the roll call vote by party delegates from American Samoa.
Participation in political events breaks Defense Department protocol of employees maintaining nonpartisanship.
“Wearing a uniform to a partisan political event like this is prohibited,” a US Army spokesperson said.
The DNC called its decision to present troops an “oversight.”
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The Army is investigating two soliders who appeared in a clip during the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday evening as a potential violation of its rules on partisanship.
The uniformed Army soldiers are seen standing behind party delegates of American Samoa during a virtual roll call Tuesday night, when representatives from all 57 states and U.S. territories formally nominated Joe Biden as the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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