General Roberts Resigns, Latest of Many Removed Under Obama

Mark Allen Uncle Sam’s Misguided Children 7/12/2013

Continuing an alarming trend of general-grade officers being forced into retirement under the Obama Administration, Brigadier General Bryan Roberts abruptly resigned earlier this week. Roberts, the Commander of Fort Jackson, the Army’s largest training post, also oversaw the training of Iraqi security forces and worked on the Joint […]

Let’s Draft Our Kids

Thomas E. Ricks The New York Times 7/9/2012

IN late June, Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal, the former commander of international forces in Afghanistan, called for reinstating the draft. “I think if a nation goes to war, every town, every city needs to be at risk,” he said at the Aspen Ideas Festival. “You make that […]

Fired general to head White House panel

Patricia Zengerle Reuters 4/11/2011

(Reuters) – The former top U.S. general in Afghanistan, who was fired when he enraged the White House by disparaging the Obama administration in a magazine article, is coming back to head a new advisory board to support military families.

A White House spokesman said on Monday retired General Stanley McChrystal […]

Two big military scalps for Michael Yon

Toby Harnden The Telegraph [UK] 24 June 2010

Well, I wouldn’t cross Michael Yon, the intrepid independent war reporter and photographer who has covered the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan with distinction and dogged intensity. For weeks, he was fulimating about two men – Brigadier-General Daniel Menard of the Canadian Army and General Stanley McChrystal.

[…] scrubs Petraeus ‘Betray Us’ ad today…

DaTechguy’s Blog 6/23/2010

…from their site. Down the memory hole it goes, via Weasel Zippers. Stacy puts it best:

The American Left: Shamelessly Following Orders Ever Since Stalin Told Us to Endorse Hitler’s Invasion of Poland.

Well not everyone. AMERICAblog expresses surprise:

You’ll remember Petraeus as one of the Iraq war’s biggest defenders. Which is […]

General Stanley McChrystal offers resignation to President Barack Obama

General Stanley McChrystal has offered his resignation to President Barack Obama after he was summoned to the White House to explain derisive comments he made about the US leader and his administration.

Toby Harnden in Washington The Telegraph [UK] 22 June 2010

The White House is actively considering how a successor could be swiftly confirmed […]