Gunny G: Our SourPuss General Officers: Now Maybe They Have Something of A Clue As To How We The People Feel !!!!!

Washington Times ^ | 12 Feb 13 | Kristina Wong

Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 9:02:42 AM by SkyPilot

The U.S. military faces devastating losses in troop strength and training, equipment procurement and maintenance, and mission capability if Congress does not avert automatic spending cuts set to begin March 1, top defense officials testified Tuesday.

“Secretary [Leon E.] Panetta and I have been using the word devastating for 16 months now,” said Deputy Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, who testified with military leaders at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing. “And now the wolf’s at the door.”

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GOP vs. the generals all over again

February 12, 2013 Edit 2 comments

GOP vs. the generals all over again

Foreign Policy ^ | 12 Feb 13 | Kevin Baron

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 6:19:02 PM by SkyPilot

The nation’s top military officers formed a solid front in the Senate on Tuesday and called on members of Congress to stop passing temporary spending measures and avert the automatic budget cut known as sequester.

“We should resist kicking this can further down the road,” said Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, in a rare hearing featuring nearly all of the Joint Chiefs, who lined up before the Senate Armed Service Committee and demanded budget clarity in the name of national security and military readiness.

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4 Responses to Gunny G: Our SourPuss General Officers: Now Maybe They Have Something of A Clue As To How We The People Feel !!!!!

  1. Gunny G says:

    Reblogged this on GUNNY.G: ARE YA GOOD-N-P!SSED YET, PILGRIM? and commented:

    And just what have the generals done for we the folks….LATELY!!!!!!!!!

  2. Gunny G says:

    So ok yer a general…what have ya done for ME lately?
    Remember me…??? me of WE THE PEOPLE…surely you recall your oath??? the constitution and all that???

    uh…never mind…maybe it’s too late…

    Semper Semper!

  3. Gunny G says:

    “When we assumed the soldier we did not lay aside the citizen,” from then-Gen. George Washington’s June 26, 1775, letter to the Provincial Congress is inscribed inside the apse.
    Note: The above quote was a favorite of Col David (Perfumed Princes) Hackworth USA (Ret.) (now deceased)

    “There ain’t no ticks like poly-ticks. Bloodsuckers all.”
    -Davy Crockett (unsourced)

    hello, my name is gop and i’m a politician…

    semper semper!

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