Skip to comments.Military Faces a Sweeping Turnover Among Upper Commanders
Posted on 08/19/2018 5:36:46 PM PDT by John W
WASHINGTONPresident Trump is expected to nominate a former operations officer who played a critical role in the 2011 raid targeting Osama bin Laden to head of the U.S. Special Operations Command as part of a series of military promotions in coming months, according to U.S. officials.
The changes, which include commanders for the Middle East and Europe, will mark the administrations largest imprint on military leadership thus far. The personnel moves stand to affect top officers overseeing conflicts in the Middle East, U.S. policy to counter Russia, the detention center on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as well as stealth operations globally.
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To assume anything at that level is a mistake. There are many and varied chances to display flag leadership capabilities before becoming a combat commander.
Pussy hat firings!
Notice how all the Obama appointments at this level were quietly whisked in.
Replace any body who was promoted up the ladder by OBUNGHOLE, they only got there by one measurement, how far up OBUNGHOLES rectum their nose got.
That should include all their staffs too, monkey see, monkey do.
Bring back some of the real fighting commanders Obama purged.
Get rid of the wimps and crossdressers at the Air Force Academy, Naval Academy and even West Point (who let that psycho commie even get into the Point and who let him stay in violation of their oath of allegiance to the US?).
It’s a good thing that all the faithful loyal ones who are still left didn’t quit in protest during all the Clinton-Obama years!!
That's not to say that all stars are achieved via politics, but I understood his comments.
We have way too many general and admiral billets based on our current force structure. It's time to cull those ranks.
Fire all America haters.
President Reagan didn’t have much (any?) military experience either. But he was smart enough to recognize and take good advice. Anyone thing President Trump isn’t equally smart/shrewd? Personally I’m not worried...
I trust Kelly and Mattis to give him the right advice.
Trump may have "hired the best" as a businessman, but he's made a few glaring errors at POTUS: Amarosa, Sessions, etc.
Right. Get rid of the political officers, advance the fighting officers.
Our military has always been a reflection of our society.
Therein lies the problem. There isnt a corner or crevice of our military culture that hasnt been infested by feminists, perverts, atheists and islamists. Every training level from Basic to military academies to senior service schools has been spiked with leftists and neocon globalists teaching our military officers how to think and act....or else.
Just like the rest of America.
To say the President knows nothing about the military will obviously take you to Presidents that do. I'm not taken in by this bullshit and neither should you be.
Tell me the President that "knows" the military.
This President has gone well out to understand and I see an attack on him. He is giving his level best and you support the attack.
and may God help us
Clark was running JSOC (Special Operations) at Fort Bragg in preparation for the attack on the Bin Laden compound. The men and the helicopter support from Fort Gordon, were trained to a very fine edge.
Politely, I believe you see “repugnance” and “attacks” were none are intended. Where sphinx used a touch of exaggeration, easily understood and accepted, your comments sound more virulent and excessive. Just my opinion.
Let’s hope President Trump has become a better judge of character over these past two years.
OK, Give me those norms on the President knowing the military.
BINGO. We have a winner
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