Divorced general thinks bases should be named after officers who understand loyalty
ARLINGTON, Va. — The Association of Divorced General Officers issued a statement Saturday supporting the renaming of bases in light of recent racial tensions throughout the United States. Citing “irreconcilable differences” between those officers who fought for the Confederacy and those who stayed true to the Union, Lt. Gen. Peter R. Davidson, ADGO spokesman, called on Secretary of the Army Ryan McCarthy to strip the names of bases honoring those who abandoned commitments they had previously made.
“Now is the time to recognize that these soldiers betrayed their partners in arms," Davidson said. "They stood before their fellow man and took an oath, then turned their backs on America in her hour of sickness. We need to take them off their pedestals and allow these broken bonds to finally heal.”
Davidson, who was forced into retirement after explicit emails between him and his biographer surfaced that ended his marriage of 20 years, considers himself on expert on calling it quits.
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