Skip to comments.Ga. National Guard will ignore Pentagon directive to recognize same-sex spouses
Posted on 11/01/2013 2:40:23 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The Georgia National Guard this afternoon indicated it intends to ignore a directive from Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and will continue to send same-sex spouses of National Guard personnel elsewhere for benefits guaranteed by the Pentagon.
Here's the statement received late Friday from Joseph Quimby, deputy director of public affairs for the state Department of Defense:
The State of Georgia does not recognize same sex marriages and is not authorizing the Georgia National Guard to process the applications for same-sex married benefits at state facilities. Any personnel seeking to apply for same-sex married benefits will be referred to federal facilities.
The statement was in response to this piece by the Associated Press:
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday sharply criticized U.S. states that are defying the Pentagon by refusing to allow National Guard facilities to issue ID cards that enable same-sex spouses of military members to claim benefits.
"This is wrong," Hagel said in a speech in New York....
(Excerpt) Read more at ajc.com ...
Good for Georgia!
How to secede in monkey business without really trying
My pee-wee football team won its league,undefeated We were noncom and officers’ sons at Fort Benning and thought we were pretty hot stuff.
So we played the best equivalent team from Columbus. They beat us like rented logsplitters .....
Eeb-uh-deeb-uh-deeb ... uh what’s upChuck?
People think that Obamacare, gun laws, ever-increasing taxes, and abortion are the most serious issues facing us today. But it is the homosexual agenda that is the spearhead of ALL of these other oppressions.
I live in N.J. and somehow I don’t think we will follow Georgias lead.
But we are #1 in mass governor weight.
Hey baggie eyes, “Bite Me”.
Good for them. The president is NOT their commander in chief nor is Hagel in their chain of command. The governor of Georgia is their commander in chief unless their units are activated, and then Obummer is their CIC only during that period.
Uh, okay. But what does that have to do with the story?
The only way to defeat Obama is to ignore him. Ignore everything he tells us to do. They can’t kill or imprison all of us.
Good. I’m noticing that some of the dictatorship is beginning to crack at the state level.
But it remains to be seen what Herr Obama will do about it. Since he even turned the generally harmless parkies into storm troopers during the shutdown, I think his retaliation is going to be swift. I hope they hang in there.
This is the time for all good Americans in uniform to refuse illegal orders from a corrupt regime led by incompetent and possibly treasonous leadership .
This needs to begin at the top , at command level , as it appears to here , and not fall upon courageous Cols. , Majors
or NCO only
Apparently Chuck Hagel is a puppet of the regime, unless he is among those who believe that men and women are interchangeable.
Hurray for the Georgia National Guard. They are among those of us who KNOW that men and women are different!
“They cant kill or imprison all of us.”
Tell that to the 6 million Jews and millions of Gypsies, genetically or physically deficient children, who were almost wiped out at the whim of a clubfoot madman.
The hardcore left in this country is chock full of mutant sadists and no one anywhere is safe anymore.
Arm yourself, be wary, be alert, and do not hesitate to fight back.
No,he's an enthusiastic member of TeamObama.He runs DoD just as Arlen Sphincter or Jim Jeffords would have done.
So Fort Sumter is now in Georgia?
My thought exactly!
What could possibly go wrong?
If you like your state, you will be able to keep your state. Period.
If you like your sovereignty, you will be able to keep your sovereignty. Period.
No one will take them away. No matter what.
If you like your military, you will be able to keep your military. Period.
If you like your generals, you will be able to keep your generals. Period.
No one will take them away. No matter what.
Makes sense to me. National Guardsmen are state employees until such time as they get on federal orders (with the exception of reserve technicians...who, during the week, are federal civil service).
I don’t really see the controversy here.
(yes, I’m being intentionally a little bit obtuse)
Seems we have nine Governors with a spine...
Hagel said he instructed Grass to meet with the adjutants general from the nine states where the ID cards are being denied at state facilities. He said those adjutants general, who work for their states' governor, "will be expected to comply" with Pentagon policy on this issue.
How does Hagel expect to make these adjutants general who work for their Governors "comply" with an order clearly not within the framework of Hagel chain of command...
Hey Governor LePage;
You seeing this?
>>The State of Georgia does not recognize same sex marriages and is not authorizing the Georgia National Guard to process the applications for same-sex married benefits at state facilities. Any personnel seeking to apply for same-sex married benefits will be referred to federal facilities.
This is Florida-Georgia weekend, so I will not congratulate Georgia for this today. But, after the game tomorrow, I will cheer for this ballsy decision!
Yep, this govt has no power unless we give it to them
As I have said ad nauseum on FR the states will start to go their own way. GA leads the way.
I would LOVE to see the states begin to claw back the money they send to DC for ‘Education’. Common Core is a disaster and the States are the entities that are tasked with educating our nation’s youth. The Feds just usurped the power........STAND UP STATES AND TAKE BACK THE POWER TO EDUCATE YOUR OWN CHOLDREN!
RE They cant kill or imprison all of us.:
“...Tell that to the 6 million Jews and millions of Gypsies, ...”
Those folks didn’t shoot back and actively hunt down those perpetrating it.
This isn’t Europe, we aren’t Europeans, and this isn’t the 1940s.
Won’t be free, and won’t be easy, and won’t be painless for them.
Hagel’s wrong. Way to go, Georgia.
Please note the last sentence of my post.
Yep, the German had gun registration ,followed by gun confiscation. And no one,or at least very few even protested.
ANY person or government that wants to register your guns really wants to take them away.
Avoid registration because it has always ended in confiscation.
Wondered that myself. O.P. is a fine poster though.
There's a Sumter County in GA, its county seat is Americus. I lived there for many years, and can believe this.
Heard someone calling my Last name. Howd'ja know, IronJack
BTT, Makes me glad I'm a Georgia boy...but I still can't wait until HEAVEN comes!
10th Amendment, motherf**kers! Barack Obama, Chuck Hagel and Anthony Kennedy can go to hell.
Then I wish I was in Dixie, hooray! hooray!
In Dixie Land I’ll take my stand to live and die in Dixie,
Looks like when it comes to gay activist bullies, Georgia’s finest aren’t gonna be the metaphorical nerds who just let themselves be stuffed into trash cans, toilets and lockers all day without doing anything about it.
15 ¶ But when they had commanded them to go aside out of the council, they conferred among themselves,
16 Saying, What shall we do to these men? for that indeed a notable miracle hath been done by them is manifest to all them that dwell in Jerusalem; and we cannot deny it.
17 But that it spread no further among the people, let us straitly threaten them, that they speak henceforth to no man in this name.
18 And they called them, and commanded them not to speak at all nor teach in the name of Jesus.
19 But Peter and John answered and said unto them, Whether it be right in the sight of God to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye.
20 For we cannot but speak the things which we have seen and heard.
God is a far higher authority than Chuck Hagel or Obama. After all, where else does Chuck Hagel receive the right to govern at all?
Praise be to God for men of courage like Joseph Quimby!
Yes, I saw it.
My response was more towards the other poster. Soryy if it wasn’t clear.
“...ANY person or government that wants to register your guns really wants to take them away....”
In order for Person A to take something away from Person B, Person B first must be willing to give it up.
If Person A goes to forceful coercion, Person B has every right to resist - by any means necessary.
Too many good, decent people DIED for this to be given up or given away with pain.
Remember who WE are, who our ancestors were, and why they came here; and more importantly, what they were willing to do - and DID - to SECURE it.
Kinda makes everything crystal clear.
“or this to be given up or given away withOUT pain.”
These is a thread today about Obama sending troops back Iraq...
With these bastards I would not be surprised the nine states that are opposing same-sex benefits, those NG units will be called up first...as punishment...
I’ll believe that when Gov. Perry of Texas dispatches his National Guard to the Texas borders to stop 0bama’s willful influx of illegals to turn the state blue.