Skip to comments.Obama in Jacksonville tells troops ... (mandatory rent-a-crowd)
Posted on 10/27/2009 8:02:21 AM PDT by markomalley
When Gunnery Sgt. Marcus Hyman was told hed get to sit down with Barack Obama on Monday, the Marine knew what he wanted to find out: Whats the presidents plan for Afghanistan?
Obama didnt go into great detail answering Hyman, the young man said after their chat, but the future of the faltering war was clearly on the presidents mind during his afternoon visit to Jacksonville Naval Air Station.
Not everyone in the audience was as excited some sailors said they were upset about being ordered to come but for many, the speech was a unique opportunity.
(Excerpt) Read more at jacksonville.com ...
I can't believe that Gibbons actually included this statement:
some sailors said they were upset about being ordered to come
Reminds me of when I was at Aviano and was in the same situation when one of the Clintons decided to "support the troops." Always disgusted me being forced to be part of a campaign backdrop.
Gunny Hyman; I wonder if his first name is Buster?
Obama, where is your National Security Policy? Goldwater/Nichols act requires you to publish a strategy. We have been waiting too long.
Eight more today. and I don’t mean holes of golf.
How many people reading this know what a Navy Corpsman is?
One-half sailor and one-half Marine who has no fear while he moves about the field to mend the wounds during the fight and stays to the end never taking flight so he can get back for the next Saturday night and choose whether to wear Navy white or his Dress Blues.
Is this Green Cove Springs NAS, when I was young my father used to do reserve training there during the summer? AND NO they weren’t using fabric covered biplanes.
Obama called them corpse men his teleprompter does not know Navy rates or jargons.
Seriously, what 10 year old says meeting Obama is like, ...discovering a new species...
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His teleprompter doesn’t have a ‘dd-214’ either.
Representing a political party that contains siginificant elements who hate the military, who want us to lose wars and who’s dislike for everything the military stands for, Emperor Obama is a shallow, weak and distressing commander in chief. I too would be very unhappy about being forced to be there. How about we fill the hanger with reporters so the whole crowd could drool and fawn over Obama?
I didn’t see any of the sailors clamoring to shake his hands like they did with a proven Commander-in-Chief GWB when he hooked up with the military personnel. NO smiles or excitement!!!
Please ... Make ... It ... Stop!
Rhonda Brown, eh? Well, I know his color is more important to some people than his leaving their fellow servicemen and women flapping in the wind.
I’ll bet “Rhonda” might feel differently if SHE or one of her loved ones was on the ground in Afghanistan while that lousy POS is carousing on the golf course.
O.M.G. You have got to be kidding me? Does he not mind showing how totally ignorant he is?? That’s hilarious: “corpse men”. !!! Blame it on the teleprompter.
If this is true, it will be all over Fox tonight.
Obama pronounces Navy Corpsman, Navy ‘Corpse’ men
Here it is
It is true see post # 19.
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