Skip to comments.TRR: Is a General losing his job over Benghazi?
Posted on 11/05/2012 4:58:04 AM PST by jmcenanly
See also the update that General Ham is retiring from the force.
(Updated 10/29) Is an American General losing his job for trying to save the Americans besieged in Benghazi? This is the latest potential wrinkle in the growing scandal surrounding the September 11, 2012 terrorist attack that left four men dead and President Obama scrambling for a coherent explanation. On October 18, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta appeared unexpectedly at an otherwise unrelated briefing on Efforts to Enhance the Financial Health of the Force." News organizations and CSPAN were told beforehand there was no news value to the event and gave it scant coverage. In his brief remarks Mr. Panetta said, "Today I am very pleased to announce that President Obama will nominate General David Rodriguez to succeed General Carter Ham as commander of U.S. Africa Command. This came as a surprise to many, since General Ham had only been in the position for a year and a half. The General is a very well regarded officer who made AFRICOM into a true Combatant Command after the ineffective leadership of his predecessor, General William E. "Kip" Ward. Later, word circulated informally that General Ham was scheduled to rotate out in March 2013 anyway, but according to Joint doctrine, "the tour length for combatant commanders and Defense agency directors is three years." Some assumed that he was leaving for unspecified personal reasons.
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OH..an MSM paper notices a possibility just in time for it not to matter to the election.
Never mind this story has been out for a week if they had any journalistic integrity.
Last Monday I heard the fill in guys on Beck’s show say Ham retired because his wife is near death and he wanted to be with her.
Then I never heard another word about that. Anyone else hear that?
This story keeps wandering around w/o any facts — just a pair of denials from people who can’t be trusted. Why hasn’t Fox asked for an interview w/Ham? Just the fact that they were denied would tell us more than we know so far about Ham’s role on that night.
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