Pences makes closing official look at upstate Military base
America’s second household visited troops in upstate New York Sunday — their closing official look earlier than returning to non-public life.
Vice President Mike Pence and Second Woman Karen Pence visited Fort Drum to thank the tenth Mountain Division and their households for serving the nation.
“I’m right here to ship a quite simple message to each one in all you on behalf of your commander and chief, and each American: thanks to your service and to the first Brigade fight group, welcome house,” Pence informed the service members.
The first Brigade just lately returned from Afghanistan.
“We’re all relying on you,” the vp stated, “as a result of we all know we will.”
Whereas addressing troops, the second woman grew to become emotional and her voice wavered mid-sentence as she spoke to the group.
“It’s such an honor to be with you… right here I am going… for our final journey as vp and second woman of the US,” Karen Pence stated.
“We’re a army household similar to all of you, our son is an F-35 Marine aviator. He’s married to our daughter-in-law Sarah and we’re anticipating our first grandchild in April we’re very excited,” the second woman continued.
The second household might be changed by Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and her husband Doug Emhoff at a swearing in ceremony on Wednesday.
She is about to resign her seat within the US Senate on Monday.
Harris would be the first girl to carry the workplace, in addition to the primary particular person of colour.
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