„Pentagon [sic] May Demote Petraeus“

Seriously??

The Pentagon is considering retroactively demoting retired Gen. David Petraeus after he admitted to giving classified information to his biographer and mistress while he was still in uniform, three people with knowledge of the matter told The Daily Beast.

The decision now rests with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, who is said to be willing to consider overruling an earlier recommendation by the Army that Petraeus not have his rank reduced. Such a demotion could cost the storied general hundreds of thousands of dollars—and deal an additional blow to his once-pristine reputation.

What is the purpose? What good can come of this? And, we have to ask, what else is at work here– what threat does he present to the civilian hierarchy?

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VMIJPP hails from the star city of the south, Roanoke, Virginia. A 1989 graduate of the Virginia Military Institute, he is a retired artillery officer in the United States Marine Corps, with time in both the active and reserve sides. He served in Iraq in 2004, and in Afghanistan in 2009-2010. He joined the magnificent OPFOR.com as a guest blogger from the now defunct but never uninteresting Rule 308, where he denounced gun control and other aspects of tyranny, and proclaimed the greatness of the United States. When the sun set on OPFOR.com, he migrated here with Keydet1976 and the others.
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Eine Antwort zu „Pentagon [sic] May Demote Petraeus“

  1. keydet1976 schreibt:

    At this point it serves no purpose. Petraeus was always a golden boy who forgot the basic rule of being a general officer, the higher you go the more the crack of your ass shows. He forgot the rule, paid for it heavily, let it go.

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