Commends Pace's leadership, personal commitment to moral principles
Contact: Brian Hart, Becky Ogilvie, Sam Brownback United States Senator - Kansas, 202-224-6521
WASHINGTON, Mar 14 /Standard Newswire/ -- U.S. Senator Sam Brownback today circulated a letter among his Senate colleagues for signature that will be sent to President Bush in support of General Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The letter will be sent to the White House tomorrow. The full text of the letter is below:
Dear Mr. President:
We write in support of General Peter Pace, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, who has recently received criticism for expressing his personal moral views.
During an interview on Sunday, while offering support for existing
As the highest ranking military officer in the United States Armed Forces, he is duty-bound to support the policies of the
The moral behavior of members of the Armed Forces is of the highest importance, particularly during this time of war. The question is whether personal moral beliefs should disqualify an individual from positions of leadership in the