Top Pentagon Officials To Attend Trump’s DC Ego Rally

The Hill reports:

The nation’s top defense officials are slated to attend President Trump’s “Salute to America” event Thursday on the National Mall, adding to the military-style celebration that will also include tanks and flyovers. Acting Defense Secretary Mark Esper, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford, Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and acting Air Force Secretary Matthew Donovan will be at the Independence Day event, according to an announcement from the Pentagon on Wednesday.

Other officials attending the July 4 festivities include U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz, Army National Guard Director Lt. Gen. Daniel Hokanson, Vice Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Bob Burke, Vice Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Stephen Wilson, Marine Corps Development Command Deputy Commandant Lt. Gen. Eric Smith and Lt. Gen. Joseph Martin, the incoming Army vice chief of staff.