The National Guard, like all other all elements of the U.S. military, is subject to a chain of command.
But that fact seems lost on National Guard generals in several Southern states. These guys think they can defy orders that don’t fit with their social prejudices.
John Aravosis has the story HERE:
Apparently not having learned their lesson in the 1860s, a handful of Republican-controlled red-state National Guards are publicly challenging the authority of the Secretary of Defense over the recognition of spouses of gay US service members.
I’d written about this issue a few days ago, when Secretary ...