First Time in U.S. History 7 Generals got Fired!
29 Oct He was relieved as head of U.S. Africa Command after only a year and a half because he disagreed with orders not to mount a rescue mission in Nine senior commanding generals have been fired by the Obama administration this year, leading to speculation by active and retired members of the military. 18 Sep As the four armed forces chiefs testified in the Senate about the national security dangers of mandated budget caps, Sen. Lindsey Graham asked each officer if he had discussed the readiness crisis with President Obama. 16 Dec Gen. James Mattis. Mattis was part of the command shuffle that took place after Obama fired McChrystal. Petraeus, who had been the head of Central Command moved over to run operations in Afghanistan. Obama put Mattis in charge of Central Command. Obama removed Mattis from that job in
What the president calls "my military" is being cleansed of any officer suspected of disloyalty to or disagreement with the administration on matters of policy or force structure, leaving the compliant and fearful. We recognize President Obama is the commander-in-chief and that throughout history presidents from Lincoln to Truman have seen fit to remove military commanders they view as inadequate or insubordinate.
Turnover in the military ranks is normal, and in these times of sequestration and budget cuts the numbers are expected to tick up as force levels shrink and missions change. Yet what has happened to our officer corps since President Obama took office is viewed in many quarters as unprecedented, baffling and even harmful to our national security posture.
We have commented on some of the higher profile cases, such as Gen. He was relieved as head of U.
Pent - A - Gone ~ Fired Generals by Obama Feb 15 2016
Africa Command after only a year and a half because he disagreed with orders not to mount a rescue mission in response to the Sept. Chuck Gaouette, commander of the John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group, was relieved in October for disobeying orders when he sent his group on Sept. Other removals include the sacking of two nuclear commanders in a single week — Maj.
Michael Carey, head of the 20th Air Force, responsible for the three wings that maintain control of the intercontinental ballistic missiles, and Vice Adm.
Korean Defense Service Medal. Things have gotten so bad that a number of retired generals are publicly speaking out about the 'purg' of the U. He is quite open about this. He attacked dozens of former flag officers.
Tim Giardina, the No. Stated grounds range from "leaving blast doors on nukes open" to "loss of confidence in command ability" to "mishandling of funds" to "inappropriate relationships" to "gambling with counterfeit chips" to "inappropriate behavior" to "low morale in troops commanded.
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Nine senior commanding generals have been fired by the Obama administration this year, leading to speculation by active and retired members of the military that a purge of its commanders is under way. Paul Vallely, an outspoken critic of the Obama administration, notes how the White House fails to take action or investigate its own officials but finds it easy to fire military commanders "who have given their lives for their country.
He's intentionally weakening and gutting our military, Pentagon and reducing us as a superpower, and anyone in the ranks who disagrees or speaks out is being purged. Another senior retired general told TheBlaze on the condition of anonymity, because he still provide services to the government and fears possible retribution, that "they're using the opportunity of the shrinkage of the military to get rid of people that don't agree with them or do not toe the party line.
So we asked their thoughts on President Obama as he leaves office. A Secret White House History — McChrystal, who had played a central role in Iraq leading U. November 15, at
Remember, as former White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel said, never waste a crisis. For President Obama, the military of a once-feared superpower is an anachronistic vestige of an America whose exceptionalism and world leadership require repeated apologies.
It must be gutted and fundamentally transformed into a force wearing gender-neutral headgear only useful for holding the presidential umbrella when it rains.
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