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Why are our Military Leaders being Purged?
From the Trenches ^ | 10/20/13 | Uknown

Posted on 10/22/2013 6:09:34 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue

Are these senior officers being ‘shown the door’ deliberately? These occurrences are very unsettling. We’ll just have to wait for the scuttlebutt I guess. Let’s just pray no dishonor is coming to them from the Communist-in-Chief.

This strange chain of firings from the Military is so bizarre and so unheard of that even Dianne Sawyer of ABC news reached out to cover it when the 9th, yes 9th, Military Commanding Officer was relieved of duty in less than a year. This doesn’t include the long list last year, this is just the nine individuals this year alone.

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I don't believe in coincidences. Here's another link that was sent to me by a friend dealing with the same subject.

http://beforeitsnews.com/alternative/2013/10/2-more-naval-officers-get-purged-by-obama-2799684.html

1 posted on 10/22/2013 6:09:34 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue
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To: TangledUpInBlue
....BECAUSE THEY KNOW TOO MUCH
2 posted on 10/22/2013 6:12:10 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: TangledUpInBlue

They failed the “Loyalty to Der Fuhrer” test.


3 posted on 10/22/2013 6:14:07 AM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Maybe they expressed their displeasure about the turkey in the White House? I am increasingly of the opinion that only intervention by the military can save us from the ongoing “Third World” coup.


4 posted on 10/22/2013 6:14:47 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

So is the military budget - it has been cut, cut, and cut again while Entitlement programs have not been touched. In fact, Entitlements are exploding.


5 posted on 10/22/2013 6:15:44 AM PDT by SkyPilot
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Bozo has decided to reduce the ranks to only political officers. All the good ones are now either retired or purged.

I guess it’s up to the NCOs to plot a successful coup, declare martial law and arrest the occupant of the White Hut.

Hauling all the criminals to a concentration camp from the White Hut will take the entire D.C. Transit System.


6 posted on 10/22/2013 6:16:31 AM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Doogle

Add to that:

Not gay
Not willing to fire on civilians


7 posted on 10/22/2013 6:18:00 AM PDT by jsanders2001
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To: TangledUpInBlue

NSA is probably spying on all military as they are terrorists and they are purging the ones that are disloyal to the communist manifesto./s


8 posted on 10/22/2013 6:18:46 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

NSA is probably spying on all military as they are terrorists and they are purging the ones that are disloyal to the communist manifesto./s


9 posted on 10/22/2013 6:18:47 AM PDT by mountainlion (Live well for those that did not make it back.)
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To: jsanders2001

night of the long knives?


10 posted on 10/22/2013 6:19:27 AM PDT by urbanpovertylawcenter (the law and poverty collide in an urban setting and sparks fly)
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To: jsanders2001

Your second reason is THE reason.

Your first point is a precursor for the second.

You need commanders and military members whose consciences are already seared in order to fire on civilian “resistors”.


11 posted on 10/22/2013 6:20:18 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: AEMILIUS PAULUS

By purging the military, he is creating an officer corps loyal to him. Looking to the military for “help” won’t do much good.
He not only read and studied Marx but also Stalin and the Ceasars.

So he ends up with homosexuals and leftists who will discipline any objectors in the ranks and force them out either by attrition or discharges until he ends up with a military that is finally purged of the patriots who know and read the constitution and those right wing Christians who actually have a moral code, both essential for a FREE people.

This is not going to end well.


12 posted on 10/22/2013 6:22:23 AM PDT by Adder (No, Mr. Franklin, we could NOT keep it.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

A paranoid might see this as a coup in process.


13 posted on 10/22/2013 6:23:49 AM PDT by Daveinyork (IER)
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To: MrB

What is the percentage of ‘senior officers that have been purged’?


14 posted on 10/22/2013 6:24:13 AM PDT by aumrl (let's keep it real Conservatives)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Welcome to FR.

5.56mm

15 posted on 10/22/2013 6:24:17 AM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: aumrl

Not aware of the percentages, but here’s some bios:

http://www.fromthetrenchesworldreport.com/the-stumbled-and-fallen-why-are-many-of-our-high-us-military-officers-departing-military-service-for-obscure-reasons/62176

Most have to do with Benghazi.


16 posted on 10/22/2013 6:25:53 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: Doogle
....AND THEY WILL NOT JUST FOLLOW ORDERS.
17 posted on 10/22/2013 6:25:58 AM PDT by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Darksheare

Exactly. An officer leaving before a tour is over is one thing. The more important issue is who replaces them. And if the relief has been on substantive grounds, are the deficiencies corrected and reinspected? Matters any half-assed journo could do with a FOIA request, but they won’t because, well, they’re half-assed journos.


18 posted on 10/22/2013 6:26:05 AM PDT by ameribbean expat
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To: M Kehoe

Thanks!


19 posted on 10/22/2013 6:27:17 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
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To: aumrl

From AF perspective very small. I found an article from 2011 talking about approximately 300 Flag level (General) officers in USAF. Of the nine only one was USAF.


20 posted on 10/22/2013 6:31:13 AM PDT by Portcall24
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To: TangledUpInBlue

The precise technical term is “consolidation of power”


21 posted on 10/22/2013 6:31:53 AM PDT by rdcbn
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Well, its like this.

In order for the Obamafuhrer to be able to lay down the New Order, he needs absolute control of the military in case the peasants become unruly. He already has the TSA and Homeland Security (THANK YOU JORGE EL SEGUNDO!!). But NOTHING beats PROFESSIONALS when the chips are down.

The best way to do that to secure the said “absolute control” is to purge the upper levels of generalship and replace them all with hand-picked droids who can be reliably expected to do his bidding.

The OTHER, EQUALLY important part, is to fill the ranks of the military with as many illegal aliens and immigrants as possible as they will have no connection with the subject population, no concept of historical political traditions, AND will owe their ultimate loyalty not to the government, but to the Leader.

If the above script seems familiar but vague, substitute
“Imperator” for “Leader”, “Germanic Barbarians” for “illegal aliens and immigrants”, “Republic” for “government” and “Romans” for “subject population”.

You get my drift?


22 posted on 10/22/2013 6:32:55 AM PDT by ZULU (Impeach that Bastard Barrack Hussein Obama)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Just my opinion, but this was predicted years ago. The officer corps has become politicized, to the detriment of the chain of command. The "best and the brightest" have departed, worn down by multiple deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan, and compounded by ridiculous and dangerous rules of engagement foisted upon them.

My civilian friends just don't understand the importance of an effective chain of command. If the chain of command were doing its job, there would not have been an Abu Ghraib, nor would you have the other scandals that have cropped up.

Add to that the presence of the Lavender Mafia within the armed forces. I see it where I work, yet one better not speak of it.

As a Platoon Leader, I was told "everything my unit did, or failed to do, was my responsibility. It appears that our perfumed princes in the Obama/Hagel Pentagon do not live by that credo.

23 posted on 10/22/2013 6:34:05 AM PDT by Night Hides Not (The Tea Party was the earthquake, and Chick Fil A the tsunami...100's of aftershocks to come.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Obozo is getting advice from Erdogan, IMHO.

He also saw what happened in Egypt.


24 posted on 10/22/2013 6:36:57 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: TangledUpInBlue

By using the FISA courts to check on the electronic communications of “our enemies,” I dare say that this administration has spied on its own military leaders and are purging those deemed less loyal to our “dear leader,” after finding some minor or imaginary infraction with which to charge them.


25 posted on 10/22/2013 6:37:03 AM PDT by zerosix (Native Sunflower)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Obama: .... a civilian (cough)national security(cough) force just as well powerful, just as strong and just as well funded / equipped as the military

the end.


26 posted on 10/22/2013 6:43:43 AM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
We don't really know what is happening in this removal of senior officers from the military and we don't know who is the driving force behind it.

It might be a purge by the administration (for a variety of reasons from lack of loyalty to fear of potential participation in an overthrow of Obama) OR it might be driven by forces loyal to the Country and opposed to Obama (i.e. these men might be part of an effort to save the Country from Obama yet do so outside the military).

Until the SHTF, we can only speculate.

27 posted on 10/22/2013 6:44:23 AM PDT by RoosterRedux (The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing -- Socrates)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Why would they bothering to trump up charges against these officers? Obama is perfectly within his sphere of constitutional duties in relieving them for whatever reason he wants.

I think it’s just SRDH - stuff runs down hill. Obama Changes the upper leadership of the military. Secretary of Defense and the 4 star generals. The rest is just SRDH from those new leaders.


28 posted on 10/22/2013 6:44:59 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: TangledUpInBlue

“I was ordered to go in there and destroy the enemy. That was my job that day. That was the mission I was given. I did not sit down and think in terms of men, women and children. They were all classified as the same, and that’s the classification that we dealt with [here] over there, just as the enemy. I felt then and I still do that I acted as I was directed, and I carried out the order that I was given and I do not feel wrong in doing so.” ~ William Calley

Find the men and women capable of carrying this out in say Kansas and America will find itself counting the end of days.


29 posted on 10/22/2013 6:45:56 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: Adder

Ya know, it’s plausible, but really wouldn’t be the way to go about it — trumping up charges.

This is petty vindictiveness which while not beneath Obama, he has bigger fish to fry with GOP opponents.

I think some of it [the charges] are true, some of them are merely Hagel cleaning house, while the rest is the anti-gay purge.


30 posted on 10/22/2013 6:48:50 AM PDT by Usagi_yo
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Flag Officers are supposed to be the model of self-discipline. Officers take a vow to be faithful to their country. How can you trust them if they break vows they take to their wives?


31 posted on 10/22/2013 6:53:34 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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32 posted on 10/22/2013 6:54:22 AM PDT by Nachum (Obamacare: It's. The. Flaw.)
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To: Adder
He has his masters as he is not intelligent enough to govern in any fashion beyond the finest parties, wines and meats.(See Zimbabwe, Detroit etc. etc.) Beyond that I would not argue with you. His masters do want a military composed of minorities, weird women and degenerates. The rule is keep the population divided into squabbling groups unable to resist. The minorities, weird women and degenerates will fire on people when the Social War actually gets really hot. Thus a purge is necessary necessary. We are already in the early stages of a Social War. I may even live to see mass shooting and burning and I'm old.

On the other hand some of those fired may actually have been drunks and gamblers in which case they should be thrown out. That is the unfortunate side effect of governance by lying we cannot tell the real reason for the firings.

If it is a purge then eventually one of those purged will "blow the whistle" not withstanding the threat to revoke their pension.

33 posted on 10/22/2013 6:56:55 AM PDT by AEMILIUS PAULUS (It is a shame that when these people give a riot)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Making room for Obamabots who will be loyal to THE WON instead of the US Constitution.


34 posted on 10/22/2013 7:00:10 AM PDT by Iron Munro (When a killer screams 'Allahu Akbar' you don't need to be mystified about a motive.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Has the mid-level Roman functionary shown up yet to tell us this is perfectly normal?


35 posted on 10/22/2013 7:06:49 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Your link as a clickable link
36 posted on 10/22/2013 7:08:16 AM PDT by Robert DeLong (u)
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To: IbJensen

“Bozo has decided to reduce the ranks to only political officers.”
AKA Commissars.


37 posted on 10/22/2013 7:09:31 AM PDT by BilLies ("Will none rid me of this lying bastard ?")
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Call it, the Rise of Obama’s ‘Zampolits’.


38 posted on 10/22/2013 7:11:11 AM PDT by RinaseaofDs
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To: Sir Napsalot
Obama: .... a civilian (cough)national security(cough) force just as well powerful, just as strong and just as well funded / equipped as the military

the end.

“We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives that we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.” Barack Hussein Obama, 7/2/2008
They don’t call it a Civil Defense force, that would imply we need (or perhaps that we deserve) defense. The official name is National Civilian Community Corps.

I think of it as the NATCCC, or simply the NATCs...

39 posted on 10/22/2013 7:11:52 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: TangledUpInBlue
Just refer to Stalin's autobiography,”I Did It My Way”,for the answer.
40 posted on 10/22/2013 7:12:38 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Osama Obama Care: A Religion That Will Have You On Your Knees!)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Following after Stalin’s example.


41 posted on 10/22/2013 7:13:07 AM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

YOU are going to fight, or YOU are going to be killed in your sleep.


42 posted on 10/22/2013 7:15:56 AM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: Robert DeLong

Thanks!


43 posted on 10/22/2013 7:26:14 AM PDT by TangledUpInBlue (I have no home. I'm the wind.)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Commanders aren’t the only ones...

10/20/13

“Families suspect SEAL Team 6 crash was inside job on worst day in Afghanistan”

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3081421/posts


44 posted on 10/22/2013 7:26:14 AM PDT by 444Flyer (How long O LORD?)
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To: Doogle

So Obama can take over the Government and be President for life. Its “His” Military—he said so himself.


45 posted on 10/22/2013 7:28:23 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: 444Flyer

A lot of general level officers have been promoted on the basis of political standings. You don’t get above Colonel without playing the political game. We are seeing the result of a lot of political gamesmanship at the upper levels of the military.


46 posted on 10/22/2013 7:29:36 AM PDT by rstrahan
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To: IbJensen

Replacing flag officers and even colonels won’t leave a coup up to the NCOs. Flag officers can order whatever they want but if the line commanders, officers, and NCOs don’t go along with unlawful orders then it won’t happen. None of us, active or retired, officer or enlisted, swears any allegiance to a particular flag officer or colonel much less a president. We also were not and are not a bunch of slow-witted, uninformed rubes who will do as we’re told regardless. If you’re going to cite the almost century old Bonus Army incident then you’re off-base too. The army troops did not follow Dugout Doug’s illegal orders to fire on the veterans, that was done by the DC cops before the army came in. Dugout defied the orders of the president by charging the veterans and using force. He was also advised by his aide Dwight Eisenhower that what he was doing was against orders. His actions were part of the reason why he ended up administering the Phillipines. Marine General Smedley Butler openly supported and visited the veterans as did a number of high ranking military officers and many senior NCOs who had served with the veterans.


47 posted on 10/22/2013 7:33:30 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

Last week Obama referred to them as “MY military”.
He really means that apparently.


48 posted on 10/22/2013 7:36:32 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: RJS1950

A few days ago (and I’m very sorry I didn’t bookmark it) I read where a FReeper had a current Mil friend who told him there was a classified addendum to his Oath.

What additions there might be to the Oath that need to be made classified is an exercise for the reader.


49 posted on 10/22/2013 7:37:05 AM PDT by null and void (I'm betting on an Obama Trifecta: A Nobel Peace Prize, an Impeachment, AND a War Crimes Trial...)
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To: TangledUpInBlue

If we are ever able to turn this around and elect a conservative, freedom-valuing, God-honoring government once again, many of these purged leaders will need to be recalled and restored fully and their dishonorable record expunged.


50 posted on 10/22/2013 7:40:08 AM PDT by fwdude ( You cannot compromise with that which you must defeat.)
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