With a military parade now being planned for later in the year, the Pentagon today announced that President Trump is to receive a significant military promotion in advance of its taking place.
Though as Commander-in-Chief he controls all the armed forces, this is not technically a military rank, and he currently holds the lowly rank of Cadet.
Pentagon planners felt he should have a higher military rank if he is to ceremonially receive the salute at a full-blown parade.
“Hitler was a Corporal after all.”
US Army Chief of Staff General Mark A. Milley confirmed he is preparing to grant Trump a commission as a field officer.
“As of next week the President is promoted from Cadet Bonespur to Major Dodge.”
Some had been pushing for a bigger promotion to the rank of General Deferment, but military brass felt that was too much.
“Maybe next year.”