On Sunday, at Travis Air Force Base near Sacramento, California a retired Airman was physically thrown out of his friend’s retirement ceremony, for what is being considered “bad blood” between him and the commanding officers there. It is rumored that he was banned from the base by the squadron commander, but others don’t buy it.
The man who was removed is Senior Master Sgt. Oscar Rodriguez and he was attending a retirement ceremony for his friend, a master sergeant from the 749th Aircraft Maintenance Squadron.
It was when he stood up to read a statement honoring the flag, that several airmen physically made him leave. Check it out:
According to a spokesperson for the reserve, the statement was “unplanned” and:
“Rodriguez ignored numerous requests to respect the Air Force prescribed ceremony and unfortunately was forcibly removed. We will continue to investigate the situation fully.”
However, that’s a bunch of garbage according to a 28 year Air Force veteran who claims to have been the officiating officer during the ceremony. He took to Facebook to explain everything:
Who do you believe? Should Rodriguez have been removed? Sound off in the comments below!