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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It’s SOCOM leadership, not Pentagon leadership.
Keep the warriors who are fed up and POd about being forced to participate in social experiments, and let them take it out on the enemy on any future battlefield.
Flynn can become a flag officer again.
‘Mr. Trump earlier this year nominated Army Gen. Scott Miller, commander of the Joint Special Operations Command, as the new U.S. commander in Afghanistan. Gen. Miller is expected to arrive in Afghanistan in coming weeks.’
Miller is the POS who allowed the first women to graduate from Ranger School under very very dubious circumstances.
Worst generation of senior leaders this nation has ever produced - BAR NONE. And, that includes Mattis, I’m sorry to say.
Trump knows much than Obama knew, and POTUS does NOT know “zero” about the military.
Who has POTUS ear on all military matters:
Marine Corps General John Kelly, Chief of Staff and Marine Corps General “Fighting Joe” Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs both who served in combat under Marine Corps General “Mad Dog” Mattis, Secretary of Defense.
Sleep well folks, any new appointments will make POTUS and all of us proud.
Damn WSJ paywall. The reason I gave up posting from there.
Search around, there are usually other sources.
Amen, Amen. Sing it brother!
“Purge all leftist weenies promoted by obama. They make the worst leaders.”
That is exactly what Obama did with his up or out policy. Most of the good leaders were purged and the Peter Principle was used for Obama cronies.
"Purges" are conducted by narcissistic authoritarians like Obama and Carter and the Ayatollah's. This would be a "reverse purge".
Your response reminds me of a canary flitting around a cage. Lots of effort with no result conducted by a birdbrain.
Sad that the last of the World War II and Korean veteran commanders are long gone, along with their wisdom and values. We now have in command those who spit on the returning Vietnam vets.
Ad hominem (Latin for “to the man” or “to the person”), short for argumentum ad hominem, is a fallacious argumentative strategy whereby genuine discussion of the topic at hand is avoided by instead attacking the character, motive, or other attribute of the person making the argument, or persons associated with the argument, rather than attacking the substance of the argument itself.
Went digging after reading Sara Carter article. noticed she stopped posting on the Blaze after 2014 so checked to see if she is still alive. She is on Fox now. :)
I think I will make a total list?
Trump knows far more about the military than you do.
Reagan was an officer.
It is good that you have studied rhetoric.
It would be better if you understood it.
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