Retired 3-star general suspended from Army contract after tweet that appeared to mock Jill Biden
WASHINGTON – A retired three-star general was suspended from a $92-an-hour
consulting the Army and is under investigation after posting a tweet mocking
first lady Jill Biden
on a hot-button social issue, according to the Army.
Retired Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky, the Army's former
top spokesman and recipient of the Silver Star for gallantry in Iraq,
Lt. Gen. Theodore Martin, commander of the Combined Arms Center, suspended Volesky, pending the outcome of the inquiry,
Cynthia Smith, an Army spokeswoman, told USA TODAY.
– Retired Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky had been a "senior mentor" at the Pentagon.
– He has been suspended pending a probe into a tweet that seemed to mock First .