Four military members assigned to the White House Communications Agency who were in Panama last week helping prepare for Vice President Pence’s trip to that nation were sent back to Washington and removed from their White House details for “confirmed curfew violations,” according to the White House Military Office.
All four members left Panama before Pence and his wife arrived there for the final stop on their tour of Latin America.
“Four active-duty military members assigned to the White House Communications Agency, from the Department of Defense, are under investigation for confirmed violations of curfew requirements while deployed to Panama in advance of the Vice President’s visit August 17th, 2017,” Karen Brazell, chief of staff to the White House Military Office, told the Washington Free Beacon in an email Monday night.
“All four members were removed from Panama before the vice president arrived and have subsequently been removed from White House Communications Agency duty,” Brazell wrote.
“At this time, no evidence of prostitution exists with any of the removed service members,” Brazell added.
Brazell did not respond to questions about what prompted the curfew violations that led to an investigation into the four military members’ activities in Panama and their abrupt departures from country.
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Source:: Washington Free Beacon