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

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A retired 3-star standard of the U.S. Military has been suspended from a “mentor” placement soon after sarcastically congratulating to start with woman Jill Biden for understanding “what a woman is.”

The Military verified the suspension to Fox Information Saturday and confirmed speculation that the veteran was beneath interior investigation for mocking Biden.

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

“Lt. Gen. Theodore Martin, commanding typical of the Merged Arms Centre, has suspended retired Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky from accomplishing obligations as a Highly Experienced Pro — Senior Mentor pending the final result of the commander’s inquiry,” the Military explained to Fox Information.

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

“For just about 50 decades, women have experienced the proper to make our very own selections about our bodies. These days, that suitable was stolen from us,” Jill Biden wrote in the aftermath of the Dobbs situation. “And when we may well be devastated by this injustice, we will not be silent. We will not sit again as the progress we have presently received slips absent.”

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

The tweet has given that been deleted.

The 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) "Screaming Eagles" commander U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Gary Volesky speaks during a color casing ceremony at McAuliffe Hall, Fort Campbell, Ky., Oct. 14, 2014.

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

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Volesky is not serving as an active member of the armed forces and is a civilian worker.

It is unidentified how lengthy the inquiry will acquire, and the Army has not produced any further details.

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