10 Times President Trump Honored the Military

Breitbart | 1/1/2019 | Staff
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President Trump has always shown a fondness for the military rank-and-file, often saluting the Marines who man Marine One, the presidential helicopter that transports him to and from the White House.

He also sounds at ease at White House events honoring the military, often ad-libbing and throwing in a joke or two, despite having prepared remarks.

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A recent poll showed that members of the military overall like him, too. A recent poll published by the Associated Press showed that 56 percent of veterans surveyed said they approved of the job he was doing.

While the press has often criticized Trump for not caring about the military — based on the few events he missed, or his criticism of retired military leaders who have criticized him, they have usually ignored the times he has honored the military.

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Here are ten times in 2018 Trump visited the troops:

President Trump and first lady Melania Trump took a surprise trip on Christmas day to visit U.S. troops stationed in Iraq. It was the president’s first trip to a combat zone to visit troops, and the first trip for a first lady to a combat zone in ten years.

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Trump chatted, shook hands, and took selfies with troops, many whom seemed elated to meet him. Several asked him to sign their Make America Great Again hats, and one brought a Trump banner with her to meet him.

President Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery on December 15, 2018, to observe Wreaths Across America, where volunteers distribute Christmas wreaths at the tombstones of service members. He visited Section 60 — which is home to fallen Iraq and Afghanistan War veterans.

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President Trump spent this most recent Thanksgiving Day visiting with members of the Coast Guard at Station Lake Worth Inlet in Florida.

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