3 US Army soldiers reportedly made improper contact with foreign women during Trump's trip to Asia

U.S. Army / Staff Sgt. Caleb BarrieauService members watch as the U.S. Forces-Iraq flag is cased, marking the closure of Operation New Dawn and the war in Iraq, during a ceremony in Baghdad, Dec. 15.
  • Three US Army soldiers were reportedly reassigned after they allegedly broke curfew and made improper contact with foreign women in Vietnam.
  • The soldiers were part of the White House’s Communications Agency, which accompanied Trump during his 12-day tour of Asia.

Three US Army noncommissioned officers in the White House Communications Agency were reportedly reassigned after they allegedly had improper contact with foreign women during President Donald Trump’s trip to Vietnam, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

The three soldiers reportedly broke curfew while Trump visited the country, one of several stops he made during his 12-day tour of Asia, earlier this month.

“We are aware of the incident, and it is currently under investigation,” Defence Department spokesman Mark Wright said in The Post.

The White House Communications Agency is a multi-branch military unit “dedicated to providing… vital information services and communications support to the president and his staff,” according to the US Defence Information Systems Agency.

The news comes on the heels of similar allegations of misconduct from a White House Communications Agency detail assigned to Vice President Mike Pence during his trip to Panama in August.

Two soldiers and two Airmen on Pence’s communications team were reportedly caught on camera bringing women back to their hotel, a secure area, NBC News reported at the time. Pence was reportedly still in the US when the incident occurred.

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