President Trump and First Lady dance with the troops at the Armed Services Ball

Upholding an inaugural tradition, the new Commander-in-Chief and First Lady honored members of our armed forces with a dance at the Salute to Our Armed Services Ball last evening.

As is tradition at the inaugural ball honoring the military, the new commander in chief and the first lady each shared a dance with a military member, as did Vice President Michael R. Pence and his wife, Karen.

The president danced with Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Catherine Cartmell, a Newport, Rhode Island, native who is a religious program specialist in the Office of the Chief of Navy Chaplains. Mrs. Trump danced with Army Staff Sgt. Jose A. Medina from Ponce, Puerto Rico, a human resource specialist who is assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) and served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The vice president danced with Air Force Master Sgt. Tiffany Bradbury, who was born in Pusan, South Korea, and serves at Headquarters U.S. Air Force as recruiter superintendent of enlisted accessions policy. She served in Operation Southern Watch in Saudi Arabia. Mrs. Pence danced with Marine Corps Sgt. Angel Rodriguez from Camden, New Jersey, who is assigned to Marine Barracks Washington as a post supply warehouse chief and has served in Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. (




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