Bad times for generals: Pentagon demotes 4-star General Ward

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yummy8755 wrote:

Given, the number of four star generals or equivalent rank in the entire United States military and associated public health and homeland security services are fewer than 40. 2 being in hot water at one time is a lot.[This doesn't include retired Gen. Petraeus]

Nov 14, 2012 7:11am EST  --  Report as abuse
Logicmisused wrote:

I remember serving under this guy. I remember sitting and talking budget for funding for our missions and getting BS answers about why we couldn’t support more missions. Now i see why lol

Nov 14, 2012 12:06pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Randy549 wrote:

Should have been demoted to private…

Nov 15, 2012 11:26pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Janeallen wrote:

Cleaner and leaner government will translate to better morale.

Panetta is a very good Sec of Defense if he is willing and able to look any corruption in the eye and tackle it. The shame will be a deterrent. The fine could be higher, at least as high as the inappropriate expense, rather than less than it, but there must be rules that Panetta has to follow. I enjoyed the Panetta Forum he and his wife organized, which is available sometimes on my local PBS.

Maybe he could stay longer as Sec of Defense, especially with
so many generals getting into trouble. Seems that Panetta himself is honorable and clean — that’s hard to find, it seems.

Nov 17, 2012 6:10pm EST  --  Report as abuse
MonkeyDoodle wrote:

Totally racist! Panetta can find this type of behavior throughout the armed forces. Why is he picking on an African American?

Nov 17, 2012 10:09pm EST  --  Report as abuse
Overcast451 wrote:

Corrupt all the way to the top, clearly.

Nov 19, 2012 9:40am EST  --  Report as abuse
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