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New File: Military Officers Relieved of Duty under Obama
Nachumlist ^ | 10/23/2013 | Nachum

Posted on 10/23/2013 9:58:54 AM PDT by Nachum

Military Officers Relieved of Duty under Obama

CURRENT COUNT: 42 Generals/Admirals & High-Ranking Military Officials Removed By Obama

1-General David Petraeus

2-Gen. John Allen US commander

3-US Army General Carter Ham

4-Gen. William "Kip" Ward.

5- Brigadier Gen. Jeffery A Sinclair 6-Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford

7- Rear Adm. Charles M. Gaouette 8-Navy Cmdr. Joseph Darlak

9- LTC Paula Broadwell 10-Marine General James Mattis 11-Gen. David McKiernan

12-Gen. Stanley McChrystal 13-Marine Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright

14-Navy Vice Adm. Tim Giardina

15-Maj. Gen. Charles M. Gurganus

16- Maj. Gen. Gregg A. Sturdevant

19-Maj. Gen. Michael Carey

20- Navy Cmdr. Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz

21-Army Gen. Keith Alexander, commander of U.S. Cyber Command, director of the National Security Agency and chief of the Central Security Service

22-NSA Deputy Chief John "Chris" Inglis

23-Col. Daren Margolin has been relieved as head of Security Battalion at Marine Corps Base Quantico

24-Cmdr. Martin Arriola, commanding officer of the USS Porter

25- Capt. Antonio Cardoso, commanding officer of Training Support Center San Diego

26- Capt. James CoBell, commanding officer of Oceana Naval Air Station's Fleet Readiness Center  

27- Cmdr. Joseph E. Darlak skipper of the USS Vandegrift

28-Cmdr. Franklin Fernandez, commanding officer of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion

29- Rear Adm. Charles M. Gaouette was replaced as commanding officer of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis pending the outcome of an internal investigation into allegations of inappropriate judgment

30-  Cmdr. Ray Hartman, commanding officer of the amphibious dock-landing ship Fort McHenry

31-Cmdr. Jon Haydel, commanding officer of the amphibious transport dock USS San Diego

32- Cmdr. Diego Hernandez, commanding offer of the ballistic-missile submarine USS Wyoming, relieved Feb. 4 after he was convicted in an admiral’s mast of dereliction of duty for mishandling classified materials.  

33-Cmdr. Lee Hoey, commanding officer of the Navy Drug Screening Laboratory, San Diego

34- Cmdr. Dennis Klein, commander of the submarine USS Columbia

35-Capt. Marcia "Kim" Lyons, commander of Naval Health Clinic New England

36- Capt. Chuck Litchfield was relieved from command of the USS Essex

37- Capt. Robert Marin, commander of the USS Cowpens

38- Capt. Sean McDonell, commander of Seabee reserve unit Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 14 in Jacksonville, Fla.

39- Cmdr. Corrine Parker

40- Capt. Lisa Raimondo, commander of Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River, Md.,

41-  Capt. Jeffrey Riedel, program manager of the Littoral Combat Ship program, "temporarily reassigned"  

42-  Cmdr. Sara Santoski, commanding officer of the Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron

43- Maj. Gen. Ralph Baker, Army

44- Blaze Sources: Obama Purging Military CommandersBrigadier Gen. Bryan Roberts, Army

45- Lt. Gen. David Holmes Huntoon Jr, Army

Relevant Articles, Information

Blaze Sources: Obama Purging Military Commanders  -  Naval Military Officers Relieved of Duty under Obama administration in 2012

Also See: Obama vs. The U.S. Military (Nachumlist file)


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KEYWORDS: duty; military; militarypurge; militarypurgelist; officers; relieved
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I will update the list as new information is available.

Currently the count is 45.

1 posted on 10/23/2013 9:58:54 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

He’s only keeping the ones that said they would order to shoot civilians.


2 posted on 10/23/2013 10:01:46 AM PDT by longfellow (Bill Maher, the 21st hijacker.)
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To: Nachum

there’s value in having a similar list for previous administrations to compare


3 posted on 10/23/2013 10:02:57 AM PDT by mreerm
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To: Nachum

Alarming. Have you sent this to anyone at Fox News? Somebody needs to be looking into this.


4 posted on 10/23/2013 10:03:59 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Nachum

Wow.....


5 posted on 10/23/2013 10:04:50 AM PDT by Gator113 ( Cruz, Palin and Lee speak for me, most everyone else is just noise.)
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To: Nachum
MilitaryCorruption.com
6 posted on 10/23/2013 10:06:05 AM PDT by Domangart
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To: longfellow

Yes the new litmus test for military officers is “would you shoot your own kind?” Gives you a good idea of what is coming.


7 posted on 10/23/2013 10:07:02 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: Nachum

Yep. Building his own Nazi army.


8 posted on 10/23/2013 10:07:13 AM PDT by Old Yeller (Obama: A dark spot in this country's history.)
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To: Nachum

bkmk


9 posted on 10/23/2013 10:07:29 AM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto!)
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To: Nachum

So are you saying none of them deserved it?


10 posted on 10/23/2013 10:08:43 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Nachum

Good job, Nachum..

Something is afoot.

You don’t declare fealty to Obama and Jarrett, you get the boot.


11 posted on 10/23/2013 10:08:46 AM PDT by exit82 ("The Taliban is on the inside of the building" E. Nordstrom 10-10-12)
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To: longfellow

There is precedent for the purge of the senior officers in the military, and a cautionary tale attached.

The Tonton Macoutes were a Haitian paramilitary force created in 1959 and reporting directly to François ‘Papa Doc’ Duvalier until his death in 1971. ‘Papa Doc’ came to power in 1957, as a democratically elected leader on a populist platform. He had previously served as Minister of Health. After an attempted coup against him in 1958, Duvalier rewrote the Haitian constitution, making himself a ‘President for Life’. Believing the Army was planning to overthrow him (as they had previous leaders), he disbanded all law enforcement agencies in Haiti, including the army. He executed all high-ranking Generals. To keep law enforcement completely loyal to his own ruling family, he created the Tonton Macoutes, who were granted automatic amnesty through his powers for any crime they committed.

The future is rooted in the past. The Current Occupant now squatting in the White Hut (or “Spite Hut”) is just taking a few precautionary moves.


12 posted on 10/23/2013 10:13:16 AM PDT by alloysteel (Men may not always be capable of evil, but they are always capable of incompetence.)
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To: Nachum

How does this compare to previous presidents?


13 posted on 10/23/2013 10:14:17 AM PDT by rawhide
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To: Travis McGee

Who has the CWII ping list?


14 posted on 10/23/2013 10:16:16 AM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: DoodleDawg

“So are you saying none of them deserved it?”

So are you saying they all did?


15 posted on 10/23/2013 10:17:00 AM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: Nachum
Navy Cmdr. Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz

Isn't he the guy who allowed contractors to overcharge the Navy in exchange for hookers and Lady GaGa tickets?

16 posted on 10/23/2013 10:17:57 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Nachum

Getting to be like the purge of non-muslims in Turkey.


17 posted on 10/23/2013 10:18:15 AM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com/2013/10/04/nicolae-hussein-obama/)
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To: Nachum

It’d be interesting to know how this list stacks up against the records of other peacetime CinCs.


18 posted on 10/23/2013 10:19:46 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: longfellow

Any Muslims with access to nuclear weaponry?


19 posted on 10/23/2013 10:19:47 AM PDT by 353FMG
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To: DoodleDawg
So are you saying none of them deserved it?

This administration lies so much and so often I do not know what to believe. There is little left but suspect them of anything and everything.

You must look at what they do both on an individual and on a group level. Combine these firings with the knowledge that the Army says that only 2 brigades are prepared for war, our Air Force readiness is at a historic low, the missions of our special operations forces have tripled along with an astronomical increase in casualties.

I could go on, but this list is only one part of a larger story.

20 posted on 10/23/2013 10:21:12 AM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: DoodleDawg
Navy Cmdr. Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz Isn't he the guy who allowed contractors to overcharge the Navy in exchange for hookers and Lady GaGa tickets?

That is what the 'investigators' are saying. Is it possible that the administration sent out a team of investigators to 'get' any military brass on 'anything'? Is it possible they trumped up charges to not only get rid of 'a few bad apples' but to cow the rest of the officer corp. (corpse?) into submission so they can violate the Posse Comitatus Act with impunity?

21 posted on 10/23/2013 10:25:03 AM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Nachum
Don't forget these 14 officers.

AP Exclusive: Air Force sidelines 17 ICBM officers

-PJ

22 posted on 10/23/2013 10:27:54 AM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: DoodleDawg

Did you read that in the MSM?

I don’t believe much of what I read these days.


23 posted on 10/23/2013 10:30:37 AM PDT by ladyjane
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To: Nachum

does this include a couple in Benghazi ? (sarc. sort of).


24 posted on 10/23/2013 10:30:53 AM PDT by llevrok (Democrats are LAW-LESS because the GOP is Ball-Less)
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To: CodeToad
So are you saying they all did?

Not all, but let's look at the list.

Petraeus - got caught cheating on his wife through an FBI investigation. It's also suspected he sat on the Medal of Honor for Captain Swenson

Vice Admiral Giardina - was the subject of a civil police fraud investigation involving the use of counterfit chips at an Iowa casino.

Cmdr. Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz - allowed the Navy to be overcharged for port services in exchange for hookers and Lady GaGa tickets.

Cmdr. Martin Arriola - ran his ship into a tanker.

Capt. Antonio Cardoso - ignored regulations against abusing and hazing recruits.

Cmdr. Joseph E. Darlak - failed to maintain discipline among his crew, a number of which got drunk and tore up Vladivostok.

Cmdr. Franklin Fernandez - drunk driving arrest(s).

Cmdr. Ray Hartman - sleeping with a subordinate.

Cmdr. Jon Haydel - ditto.

Cmdr. Diego Hernandez - come on!. The man was convicted at mast for mishandling classified materials. On a nuclear missile submarine.

And on and on and on. I'm not saying there isn't a single suspicious relief, especially among the generals and admirals. But most of them were booted for screwing around or running their ship into another ship or criminal activity or general incompetence. Of the 45 on the list I'd say there are maybe half a dozen head-scratchers. The rest would have been relieved under the Bush administration.

25 posted on 10/23/2013 10:32:40 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Nachum
That is what the 'investigators' are saying. Is it possible that the administration sent out a team of investigators to 'get' any military brass on 'anything'? Is it possible they trumped up charges to not only get rid of 'a few bad apples' but to cow the rest of the officer corp. (corpse?) into submission so they can violate the Posse Comitatus Act with impunity.

Sure.

26 posted on 10/23/2013 10:34:29 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: ladyjane
I don’t believe much of what I read these days.

Except for this?

27 posted on 10/23/2013 10:35:09 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Nachum

Stalin did it with guns, Obama is doing it with Scandals and made up lies. Where are these Generals speaking out about why they have been targeted?


28 posted on 10/23/2013 10:44:26 AM PDT by crazydad (Obamamohamed is a traitor)
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To: DoodleDawg
Good afternoon. Welcome to FR.

Seems like your list contains USN except for Petraeus. Do you have similar lists on Army/Air Force?

Or, lists from past presidents for comparison?

Thanks for your post.

5.56mm

29 posted on 10/23/2013 10:44:53 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: Nachum

Bloodless coup of patriotic military professionals I reckon.


30 posted on 10/23/2013 10:47:09 AM PDT by Amagi (Lenin: "Socialized Medicine is the Keystone to the Arch of the Socialist State.")
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To: llevrok

“does this include a couple in Benghazi’

I have a different file for Benghazi...

http://nachumlist.com/benghazi.htm


31 posted on 10/23/2013 10:48:54 AM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: M Kehoe
Seems like your list contains USN except for Petraeus. Do you have similar lists on Army/Air Force?

No. I used the link that Nachum provided and that happened to be all Navy for those officers below general and admiral. Someone pointed to militarycorruption.com. I can't speak to the bias of that site but it doesn't seem to be very pro-Obama. There's information there on other branches.

32 posted on 10/23/2013 10:53:22 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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To: Political Junkie Too

Unfortunately the article does not give us names.


33 posted on 10/23/2013 10:53:32 AM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: CodeToad; Eaker; Absolutely Nobama; afnamvet; Ancesthntr; An Old Man; APatientMan; ...

CW2 List: Jack Black updates the CW2 list and we both use it, as well as Archy who occasionally drops in.


34 posted on 10/23/2013 11:06:32 AM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: DoodleDawg

Half of those items are bogus or not to the level of destroying a career.


35 posted on 10/23/2013 11:32:36 AM PDT by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off. -786 +969)
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To: Mears

bfl


36 posted on 10/23/2013 11:34:50 AM PDT by Mears (Liberalism is the art of being easily offended.)
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To: Nachum

Warning new member: DoodleDawg since 1/7/13...


37 posted on 10/23/2013 11:36:34 AM PDT by veracious
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To: Travis McGee
This sort of reminds me of a New York National Guard officer whose unit was training at Fort Knox back in the mid 1990's. He went out for his morning run and never came back.

His body was found a few hours later with more than thirty stab wounds to the neck, chest, and stomach. After "careful examination" of the evidence (cough, cough), his death was ruled a suicide.

I work with a retired first sergeant who was training this Guard unit at the time. He said that this officer was strict, but fair, and that most of his men had nothing but good things to say about him.

38 posted on 10/23/2013 11:42:27 AM PDT by Stonewall Jackson (I aim to misbehave.)
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To: Political Junkie Too

The director of NSA and his two deputy directors are leaving their positions between January and June. What private company would see their three most top guys leaving within months?

http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/18/us-usa-nsa-transition-idUSBRE99G1EL20131018


39 posted on 10/23/2013 11:44:13 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: CodeToad

Indeed. But how many low information sheeple, who catch a glimpse of this during a fifteen-second blurb on the evening news, in between stuffing their faces and checking their texts, would know this?


40 posted on 10/23/2013 11:46:14 AM PDT by Stonewall Jackson (I aim to misbehave.)
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To: DoodleDawg
So are you saying none of them deserved it?

Having worked on a Division level staff as an officer, I'd have to say "no" none of them probably deserved it. When you're talking about such senior level officers these kinds of POGROMS are almost always political. The character defects that leads to a real issue like gambling or adultry or money problems or abuses of power usually show up in the mid level or lower level officer corps pretty early on. A buddy of mine who retired as an 05 (Lieutenant Colonel) of Special Forces called it "The Night of the Long Knives." You can bet these are the guys who would break the chain of command or disobey a direct order to shoot civilians. That's got to be the level we're speaking of here. It's follow the Man Who Would Be King or follow the Constitution because they're obviously not the same thing, now.

41 posted on 10/23/2013 11:52:46 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Stand up and be counted... OR LINE UP AND BE NUMBERED...)
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To: veracious; mojitojoe; Old Sarge; TheOldLady; Nachum; MestaMachine; Rushmore Rocks; Oorang; ...

New File: Military Officers Relieved of Duty under Obama

. . . . Check out article.

Warning new member: DoodleDawg since 1/7/13...

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42 posted on 10/23/2013 11:52:55 AM PDT by LucyT
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To: Nachum

This list means nothing until compared to a similar list under other Presidents. For all we know this is completely normal turnaround.


43 posted on 10/23/2013 11:55:29 AM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: ExSoldier
Okay, I'll except adultery. Horn-Dogs keep showing up no matter the advanced age. probably it's even more likely as they age.
44 posted on 10/23/2013 11:56:39 AM PDT by ExSoldier (Stand up and be counted... OR LINE UP AND BE NUMBERED...)
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To: LucyT

Thanks LucyT. Many onboard.


45 posted on 10/23/2013 11:57:04 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: ExSoldier

LOL ... guess my timing wasn’t so good.


46 posted on 10/23/2013 11:57:42 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: ExSoldier

LOL ... accepting.


47 posted on 10/23/2013 11:59:47 AM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: ExSoldier

Salute!!!


48 posted on 10/23/2013 12:00:25 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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Billy The Kid ... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aA0bhQh-yBU


49 posted on 10/23/2013 12:04:09 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: CodeToad
Half of those items are bogus or not to the level of destroying a career.

OK

50 posted on 10/23/2013 12:04:39 PM PDT by DoodleDawg
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