In the armed forces, standing for many hours at a time in place can be somewhat fatiguing. For some, it’s downright debilitating.
Trump, president of the common man, has come to recognize these things about the men and women of the military who serve him.
He has not only FULLY enabled the U.S. military to finally combat this nation’s enemies, he also has great respect for those in the armed services.
In a rare moment, our commander-in-chief was captured doing something that presidents don’t normally do.
“After a meeting with Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his wife, Juliana Awada, President Trump escorted the couple out of the White House.
But it’s what Trump did to the Marine at his post outside the door that has people talking.
— AP Images (@AP_Images) April 27, 2017
According to the Daily Mail
The Marine had just opened the limousine doors as Argentine President Mauricio Macri and his wife Juliana Awada, said goodbye to the White House on Thursday.
It was at this point that Trump turned toward the Marine saluting outside the front door and patted him on the back.
The Marine didn’t react to Trump’s gesture, and there’s a good reason for that. According to MARSOC operator Sean Conner, whose brother served at Camp David on the presidential detail:
“You’re trained to stand for more than six hours, and you don’t break discipline.