Following its final approval, social media rips Trump for his $30 million military parade (Details)

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On Friday, it was revealed in a Pentagon planning memo that Trump will get his military parade.

The parade is set for Veteran Days in Washington D.C. It will be in conjunction with the annual Veterans Day parade.

According to the memo, the parade will “include wheeled vehicles only, no tanks.” It continued and showed that it will also involve “a heavy air component.” Also, at the end, there will be a military aircraft flying overhead.

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Below is the full memo:

Even before the official announcement, there was a lot of opposition. According to a Military Times poll, a majority opposed the idea of a parade. The poll showed that 89% of participants responded with, “No, it’s a waste of money and troops are too busy.” This is compared to 11% who believed that it was a “great opportunity to show off U.S. military might.”

Now there is even more outrage as it was reported the parade will cost taxpayers up to $30 million.




Below are many reactions to the parade. Many are calling for the $30 million to help homeless veterans:









 

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