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"We simply don't think a national-level parade is appropriate while we continue to have America's sons and daughters in harm's way", Col. David Lapan, a spokesman for then chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, was quoted as saying in 2012. Macron has vocally opposed Trump on the Paris climate agreement and the Iran nuclear accord, but also made Trump the guest of honor at France's elaborate Bastille Day celebration. "No one in the world doubts the strength of our military or the professionalism of our men and women in uniform". And that's money that could be going toward the care of active soldiers, veterans' services or paying for diplomats to help avoid needless military entanglements. Our military is already strong without having to waste millions of dollars on a parade that could be better spent improving veterans' services. Any commander in chief who respects the traditions of the military would understand that. And we are the most powerful nation in human history.
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Yet, when Copeland picked up the Florida hat to make his decision, she got up and walked out of frame in disappointment. Still, you can't deny the fact she was bitter after the initial choice was made.
But unsurprisingly, some conservatives have expressed support for the parade.
"Ds and most media will decry this, objecting to the costs". But most Americans will eat it up.
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Democratic lawmakers leaped to pillory Trump's plan as an "idiot" and "authoritarian" idea from a "Napoleon in the making". When it comes to issues related to physical and mental health, homelessness, unemployment and sexual abuse, advocates say the military is often underfunded and undersupported.
It is expected that the Army Military District of Washington, which oversees some military activities in the city, will be designated to coordinate parade planning, according to a senior defense official.
The prototypical military parade marked the end of the Civil War, as members of the victorious Union Army marched down Pennsylvania Avenue on May 23 AND 24, 1865.
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A United States official told CNN that the attackers crossed the Euphrates River and were armed with artillery and other weapons. The initial attack happened eight kilometers, or roughly five miles, east of the de-confliction line on the Euphrates River.
The last major parade in Washington was in 1991 after the Gulf War, when missiles and tanks rolled through the streets of the capital.