Gee Harpo, do you understand the context? The president returns the salute of military personnel with a salute. They don’t initiate a salute.
Makes me wonder whether you ever served or not or if that’s part of your bullshit stichic?
". . . those who claim to know the Mind of God, who will tell you what God thinks and how He will judge and condemn others—those people are the greatest of all blasphemers." Aloysius Xingu Leng Pendergast