A few weeks in the past,
Gubernatorial prospect Doug Mastriano has been in violation of a U.S. Army
coverage that governs how political candidates can use photographs of themselves
in uniform — a condition he took techniques to rectify previous 7 days and once again Monday,
as the Military reached out adhering to a 90.5 WESA inquiry about the photos.
And until eventually past 7 days, equally the Twitter and social media accounts ended up headed
up with profile shots of Mastriano in armed service equipment. The Facebook web page
showed him in gown uniform and beret, even though the Twitter account confirmed him
Individuals photographs were changed previous week with visuals of Mastriano in civilian
gear, just after WESA queried military services authorities about whether Mastriano was in
violation of navy rules.
“The Military contacted Mr. Mastriano’s campaign workers and recommended them of the
guidelines for imagery use contained in just the DoD Directive and Army
Regulation” immediately after the WESA question, verified Army spokesman Matthew Leonard.
Kudos to WESA!
But then what are we to make of the photograph that accompanies
this P-G write-up?
This is the photo:
Sure, he is not in uniform, but what is up with that brand on his
Here is a closeup:
Which is the doggy whistle, folks.
“ROTM” stands for “Rock of the Marne” and it is the nickname
the 3rd Infantry Division:
After being activated for Planet War I the 3rd Infantry Division, which was
known as the “3rd Division” at the time, located alone on the Marne River in
France, battling the Germans. The fight was something but simple, but they
persevered. The division’s troopers established up a defensive place together the
Marne River, which helped them conquer German offensives. The nickname is an
allusion to their resiliency.
And the sample of blue and white diagonal stripes is the division’s shoulder patch.
The 3rd Infantry Division is also exactly where Doug served for a number of several years:
Vital Armed service Assignments
1986 Commissioned as an officer in the United States Army
1988-1990 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment (2ACR) on the Iron Curtain
1990-1991 2ACR for Operations Desert Defend/Storm in Iraq
1992-1995 Assignments in Washington, DC
1995-1998 229th Army Intelligence Battalion
1998-2000 3rd Infantry Division (Rock of the Marne)
2002-2005 US Army Europe
2005-2009 NATO (Deployments to Afghanistan 2006, 2007, 2008)
2009-2010 U.S. Military War Faculty, Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
2012-2017 Professor Military War College or university (PAWC), Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Retired as Colonel in the United States Military
Of course, he is not donning a uniform but he is canine-whistling his assistance to these who can hear it just the similar.