Who is responsible? Make them walk the plank.
posted on 07/13/2011 4:11:42 PM PDT
To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...
posted on 07/13/2011 4:13:03 PM PDT
(The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
Cheney, Bush(41) and Clinton.
posted on 07/13/2011 4:15:54 PM PDT
by US Navy Vet
(Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
Just like “Great” Britain before us.
Our radically downsizing the Navy and its missions will will mean the loss of global superpower status.
posted on 07/13/2011 4:19:34 PM PDT
by Travis McGee
I have read that the U.S. Navy now has more admirals than it has ships. Can someone with the facts confirm this?
posted on 07/13/2011 4:23:18 PM PDT
(Member Emeritus of Vitriolics Anonymous.)
Can we outsource our Naval security to the Chinese? . . . Wait, that won’t work.
posted on 07/13/2011 4:26:58 PM PDT
(Beer? That's the reason I get up in the afternoon.)
Usually a disastrous procedure for ships and yachts, especially when they're floating in salt water.
Maintenance of ships at sea should always be proactive.
posted on 07/13/2011 4:27:17 PM PDT
(The Main Stream Media is Our Enemy---get used to it.)
In 2011, nearly 22 percent of the fleet failed its yearly inspection,
Maybe the CO's of these ships should have a DADT policy on readiness.
posted on 07/13/2011 4:30:23 PM PDT
( I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn.)
To: Nachum; All
Thanks to all posters. Very good thread. FUND the people that defend this great nation...FREEZE the bureaucrats.
posted on 07/13/2011 4:32:59 PM PDT
“The Navys maintenance issues began in the 1990s when Washington sought a postCold War peace dividend. One of the first casualties was manpower, and that led to smaller Navy
No. This is false. It was under CNO Admiral Vern Clark’s “optimal manning” plans beginning in 2001 that crew numbers were dramatically reduced. The invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq didn’t help matters either when it came to divying up Pentagon dollars.
posted on 07/13/2011 6:20:32 PM PDT
(Hey Tea Party folks - what about Social Security reform?)
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