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Who Benefits When Top Military Brass Fall

Roy323 Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 5:59 PM
scott s_U say (paraphrased)"all generals at the 3-4 star level are political---As a long-time observer of (and participating in a minor fashion) watching General Officers perform I think to put it all in perspective just take a look at two Major players in the 8th TFW (Ubon RThai AB) during the 'Nam experience Colonels Robin Olds/Col "Chappy James" vice commander-I have never "googled" it, but I suspect U'll find Olds retired as a BG while Chappy was a 4 Star! How bout dat?
Everyone is preoccupied with the events surrounding the juicy sex scandal involving now-former CIA Director David Petraeus to the point they may not have noticed a pattern -- a shake-down -- that is taking place in our military top brass, much like the one currently happening in Russia under President Vladimir Putin.

Curiously, the shake-down here in the U.S. began just after the September 11 terrorist attacks in Benghazi, begging the question: Who benefits when great military leaders like Petraeus fall?

According to ABC News on October 27, "In an unusual move" the Navy replaced Rear Adm. Charles...