White House Aide Resigns Over Flyover

WHITE HOUSE

Obama accepts resignation of Military Office Director Caldera, who signed off on last month’s Air Force One photo op over NYC.

“It has become a distraction in the important work you are doing as president.” Caldera’s letter to the president here (pdf).

Obama’s statement here and internal review here (pdfs).

Earlier: Sec. Gates apologizes for incident.

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