US Military Issues Warning to Ron Paul Supporters!

Submitted by SadInAmerica on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 9:33pm.


This was posted on the RON PAUL IS THE CHOICE OF THE TROOPS Facebook event page by Kevin Audrain, who claims to be active duty Navy and was leaked to me by multiple unconfirmed sources. ~ Adam Kokesh - See e-mail


—-Original Message—-
From: Weger, Joel A CIV OGC, Ethics [mailto:joel.weger@NAVY.MIL]
Sent: Thursday, February 16, 2012 8:17
Subject: [ETHICS] Partisan Political March
Importance: High

It has come to our attention that a partisan political march targeting
military personnel is being organized for February 20, 2012. See link

As a reminder, active duty personnel are prohibited by DoD Directive 1344.10
paragraph from marching in a partisan political parade regardless
of whether they are in uniform or civilian clothes. Reservists not on
active duty and retirees may not march in uniform pursuant to paragraph
4.1.4. Reservists not on active duty and retirees may march in civilian
clothes provided that they do not otherwise act in a manner that could
reasonably give rise to the inference or appearance of official sponsorship,
approval, or endorsement.

The directive is a lawful general regulation. Violations of paragraphs 4.1.
through 4.5. of the Directive by persons subject to the Uniform Code of
Military Justice are punishable under Article 92, "Failure to Obey Order or

In addition, DODI 1334.01, paragraph 3.1.2 prohibits the wearing of the
uniform by members of the armed forces (including retired members and
members of reserve components) during or in connection with political

You may wish to advise your command regarding this particular event because
of the apparent solicitation of active duty personnel.

Joel A. Weger
Senior Attorney
Department of the Navy
Office of the Assistant General Counsel (Ethics)


Adam Kokesh - February 17, 2012 - AdamvsTheMan


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Submitted by SadInAmerica on Fri, 02/17/2012 - 9:33pm.