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Military Faces a Sweeping Turnover Among Upper Commanders
Wall Street Journal ^ | August 19, 2018 | Gordon Lubold and Nancy A. Youssef

Posted on 08/19/2018 5:36:46 PM PDT by John W

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To: markomalley; DYngbld; TADSLOS; xsrdx; big'ol_freeper; Mark17; mikefive; JDoutrider; ...

Ping.


21 posted on 08/19/2018 6:36:03 PM PDT by Jet Jaguar
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To: John W

Cashier the REMFs.


22 posted on 08/19/2018 6:39:51 PM PDT by Seruzawa (TANSTAAFL!)
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To: Jet Jaguar

Changes of Command

IOW, business as usual.


23 posted on 08/19/2018 6:41:05 PM PDT by TADSLOS (There’s a tear in my beer...)
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To: Road Warrior ‘04
Get rid of those who’ve decided to turn the military into a petry dish full of social experiments. Let the military be a fighting force and not a social experiment!

EXACTLY!!!!!

I can't tell you how many people are exiting the military because of it being just that, a social experiment! I work in a flying squadron and we hemorrhaging pilots left and right because they are sick of the paperwork, sick of the deployments, but mostly they are sick of the politically correct BS that is being shoved down their throats by their commanders.

By getting rid of the ones who are doing that, and by putting Commanders in place who actually want the military to be a fighting force again you'll be able to retain the "best of the best!"

24 posted on 08/19/2018 6:41:05 PM PDT by ducttape45 ("Righteousness exalteth a nation; but sin is a reproach to any people." Proverbs 14:34)
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To: sphinx

Your post is repugnant. Tell me what President knows most about the military.


25 posted on 08/19/2018 6:42:27 PM PDT by eyedigress ((Old storm chaser from the west))
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To: familyop

And female combat air forces commanders. Especially ones who have never flown... At all.


26 posted on 08/19/2018 6:46:51 PM PDT by Sequoyah101 (It feels like we have exchanged our dreams for survival. We just have a few days that don't suck.)
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To: blueunicorn6
To assume admirals or generals weren’t politically placed is like believing in flying carpets and unicorns.
27 posted on 08/19/2018 6:48:29 PM PDT by ConservativeMind (Trump: Befuddling Democrats, Republicans, and the Media for the benefit of the US and all mankind.)
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To: sphinx

Did you know it was the military leaders who convinced him to run for president?


28 posted on 08/19/2018 6:53:26 PM PDT by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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To: John W

i hope this is because Trump/Mattis are putting warriors back in charge of war and making warfare the principle aim of the military instead of promoting various social justice ideologies, thus reinvigorating the U.S. as the world’s sole superpower and diminishing the probabilities of war via a much stronger hand to achieve peace through strength.


29 posted on 08/19/2018 6:54:59 PM PDT by catnipman ((Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!))
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To: John W

At last. This sort of thing takes a lot of time because a lot of people are involved and 0bama had eight years to seed the field with his sycophants and fellow travelers. I’d guess Mattis has been very busy. It takes just as much time for policy changes to filter down, but we still have half of this administration left and hopefully another to follow. It’s always easier and quicker to destroy something than to build it back up again.


30 posted on 08/19/2018 7:02:53 PM PDT by Billthedrill
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To: DIRTYSECRET
And the ones who join to have their junk cut off?

Cut their benefits instead.

31 posted on 08/19/2018 7:03:43 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Jet Jaguar

I don’t ever post Q posts but I just checked over there for news and then returned to FR. When I saw i had a ping...ding, ding, ding, BOOM. swamp drain and now military promotions. Here come da judge!

these are the links that were shared:

https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/executive-order-blocking-property-persons-involved-serious-human-rights-abuse-corruption/

https://www.whitehouse.gov/presidential-actions/2018-amendments-manual-courts-martial-united-states/

“Sec. 12. In accordance with Article 33 of the UCMJ, as amended by section 5204 of the MJA, the Secretary of Defense, in consultation with the Secretary of Homeland Security, will issue nonbinding guidance regarding factors that commanders, convening authorities, staff judge advocates, and judge advocates should take into account when exercising their duties with respect to the disposition of charges and specifications in the interest of justice and discipline under Articles 30 and 34 of the UCMJ. That guidance will take into account, with appropriate consideration of military requirements, the principles contained in official guidance of the Attorney General to attorneys for the Federal Government with respect to the disposition of Federal criminal cases in accordance with the principle of fair and evenhanded administration of Federal criminal law.”
+ FBI personnel removal
+ DOJ personnel removal
+ C_A personnel removal
+ State personnel removal
+ WH personnel removal
+ House personnel removal
+ Senate personnel removal
+ Chair/CEO/VP removal
+ MIL budget (largest in our history).
+ MIL presence around POTUS
+ 45,000 sealed indictments

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2018/03/28/when-it-comes-guantanamo-trump-truly-builder-chief.html

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/feb/23/trump-revives-private-prison-program-doj-obama-administration-end

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/03/31/turley-sessions-using-utah-federal-prosecutor-much-better-trump-2nd-special-counsel/

***********

somebody is going to be tried by Military Tribunal and some are going to Gitmo.

I wonder if this has something to do with the recent meetings regarding prison reform, and I was wondering if any other prisons being given additions or death rows were being added?


32 posted on 08/19/2018 7:03:51 PM PDT by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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To: Jet Jaguar; TADSLOS
cashier all the Perfumed Princes and promote Warriors again
33 posted on 08/19/2018 7:04:28 PM PDT by Chode ( We’re America, Bitch!)
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To: ConservativeMind

Spot on.

People forget flag rank requires Senate confirmation.


34 posted on 08/19/2018 7:09:34 PM PDT by Sam_Damon
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To: John W

Admiral, do you believe a chick should run a warship just because she’s a chick and we need more chicks commanding ships?

Yes? Ok, thanks. No problem. Could you please go through that door over there labeled Retirement and Pension Management?


35 posted on 08/19/2018 7:11:39 PM PDT by lurk
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To: sphinx; eyedigress; huldah1776

sphinx wrote: Trump knows zero about the military. But he has some good military people around him. It all depends on who has his ear.


eyedigress, I am a retired AF vet, too. I see nothing “repugnant” as you say. Nothing is wrong with sphinx’s statement... Trump is a great businessman and a fantastic president, maybe the only man alive who can do what he is doing now. But he does not have personal military experience, nor do I believe has he studied the subject. But, he hires the best, and engages with what they tell him. All is good, and nothing is “repugnant”.


36 posted on 08/19/2018 7:13:24 PM PDT by RCFlyer
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To: Jim 0216

yep


37 posted on 08/19/2018 7:23:59 PM PDT by manc ( If they want so called marriage equality then they should support polygamy too.)
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To: huldah1776

Yup, didn’t read all of the Builder-In-Chief article. :)


38 posted on 08/19/2018 7:24:13 PM PDT by huldah1776 ( Vote Pro-life! Allow God to bless America before He avenges the death of the innocent.)
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To: huldah1776

January 2019 is going to be a pretty wild month, is my guess.


39 posted on 08/19/2018 7:27:16 PM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The MSM is in the business of creating a fake version of reality for political reasons.)
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To: sphinx
".... Trump knows zero about the military....."

I disagree. Trump was a military cadet for five years at the New York Military Academy. He rose to the prestigious Captain of Cadets. He was also the captain of the varsity baseball team.

Trump told his biographer that his five years' education at NYMA gave him more military training than the military could.

So Trump may not be an expert in the military but your claim that he knows "zero about the military" is simply not true.

40 posted on 08/19/2018 7:28:54 PM PDT by HotHunt
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