Military Preparedness Suffers, Yet Obama Takes $100 Million Vacation

US Navy SC Military preparedness suffers, yet Obama takes $100 million vacation

This week, retired Lt. Gen. David Deptula penned a scorching op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, pointing out that military options being planned for Syria ignore the effect of sequestration on the U.S military at home. One suggestion was a limited no-fly zone over Syria, with Air Force and Naval aircraft flying out of Jordon. One of the facts being ignored is that aircrews are not flying training missions to maintain their proficiency to fly, fight, and win with air supremacy. Right now, the biggest unreported, no-fly zone is already up and running–it’s the one in the United States! US bases are being ordered to reduce flying time, training, and maintenance, greatly compromising America’s air combat readiness.

Gen. Deptula, the former head of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance on the Air Staff, was one of the primary planners of Operation Desert Storm and a joint task force commander during Operation Northern Watch. He served as Director of the Combined Air Operations Center for Operation Enduring Freedom. He has flown more than 3000 combat hours.

The real danger of sequestration begins when politicians and the American public believe that budget cuts do not affect combat forces. “Sequestration was designed (by Obama) to be so irresponsible that Congress would be forced to prevent its implementation. Now that it has been implemented, the danger is that Washington will begin to think the military cuts are tolerable.”  In order to fight and win a war, troops must constantly train for war. Perpetually idle airmen are not ready to effectively engage the enemy.

Training and testing are important; improvements and upgrades are vital to combat readiness and safety. Maintaining high standards, education, and proficiency are only accomplished by continuous preparation and training for combat. It’s what taxpayers expect from the military. America is no longer protected by the oceans as it once was over 100 years ago. And isolation is not an option that we can afford. It takes time to move force from the United States to forward bases.

Americans see exorbitant IRS bonuses and Mr. Obama’s $100 million, in your face trip to Africa as the U.S. military is being told to stand down. Gay pride celebrations, held at the taxpayer’s expense, are doing wonders for military readiness (by helping to destroy it!)  If you voted for Obama, the next attack on the United States will be your fault and will probably be executed by terrorists entering the country through Mexico. Don’t think the rest of the world isn’t paying attention as Obama works to turn the United States military into an incompetent joke.

 

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Comments

  1. Boehner ——- why have you not appointed a Special Prosecutor to investigate O??????

  2. Nexgenesis says:

    DOES ANYBODY THINK FOR A MINUTE THAT HE REALLY CARES, WHEN IT HIS INTENT TO UNDERMINE OUR ARMED FORCES.

  3. upaces88 says:

    "There are two ways to conquer and enslave a nation…
    One is by sword… The other is by debt."

    …John Adams 1826

    • Linda From NY says:

      Well said, Upaces88

      I did my best to copy all of this information but for some reason my word program would not do it. I wanted this information for my own records and mainly to give it to my sister a low information voter who voted for obama in which she ignore my pleads to please not vote for this muslim enemy.

      To this day I feel betray and very resentful, and our relationship has not been same since. why would anyone in their right mind vote for a evil person who intentions is destroy our Country and us. This Country is going to Hell fast every day that obama sits in our white house and Congress is useless doing nothing. We are all seeing America our beautiful Country dying before our very eyes.

      • upaces88 says:

        If you have a probem with this…it is okay. I do understand. IF you want the list, this is my email address:
        emmooninleo86@gmail.com. I'll check my spam mail…just put it in the subject that you want the Obama and Military List and I'll email it to you….

      • Edwardkoziol says:

        so true and in my comment if you read it see if you agree.

  4. upaces88 says:

    Part 1:
    Forgive me if some of these don’t line up correctly. I add one more act each time I catch it from the articles….IF you want this list, please feel free to copy and paste it for your files:
    Obama decides the Ft Hood Shooting was a case of “Work place violence”; instead of Islam infiltrating Our Military;
    Rips the Military Budget as he gives politicians a raise;
    Cancels Military Retirement;
    Changes the Rule of Military Combat Pay;
    Ships shell casings of ammunition to China.
    Announces to the world about the cut in Nukes;
    Orders the Military to lie about Afghanistan;
    Flags are flown at half staff when a hero dies — allows the American Flag at half mast for a black singer;
    Decides NOT to give a Purple Heart to the survivors of the Ft. Hood Shooting calling it “work place violence”;
    Fraudulent Affirmative Action Picked for Head Drill Sergeant;
    Slashes 1,200 National Guard to 300 along the borders for Terrorists to enter;
    Despite his approving of Sodomy and Bestiality — Military Restores Ban;
    Disrespects Seal families;
    Veterans’ Cemetery must ban “GOD and Jesus from Military graves.”

    • upaces88 says:

      Pt 2:
      Violates the rights of Military Chaplains.
      Lies about bin Laden’s death…won’t show pictures or video of Islamic burial at sea….lies about helicopter crash
      No seals were Injured during Bin Laden raid…however, those who knew died (can’t remember the exact number)
      Repeals DADT….
      Wanted injured military to pay for their own medical expenses because they had volunteered to fight in the military…..
      (12/28) Breaks Promise to Military and keeps Troops in Afghanistan until 2014
      (01/12) Obama quietly signed the NDAA, the National Defense Authorization Act, which nullifies the Bill of Rights and declares America to be a “battleground” in which all American citizens can be arrested, imprisoned, tortured and even killed with no due process.
      (2/09) Obama Guts Military and gives Bureaucrats a Raise
      (2/10) Denies Hero(s) Purple Hearts — calling Ft. Hood Shootings as Work Place Violence
      (2/14) Military Chaplains charged with sedition/Treason for teaching against sin
      (2/16) Military to Fake Belly, Breast to better understand how females in the Military feel;
      (2/25) Our Military burned Koran and Obama apologized causing the deaths of two Officers who were unarmed were shot in the back of the head in a secured location.
      2/26 Obama doesn’t stand with Military as NATO tries to prosecute the Military men who burned Koran;

      • upaces88 says:

        Pt 3:
        (2/26) Military Refuses to take orders from him;
        (2/26) Takes healthcare away from Military; Triples co-pay on their insurance.
        (2/27) Obama mocks Military by burning a Bible
        (2/27) Military now responsible for their own health care (even when they come back from the Middle East without a limb, etc.)
        Under the Radar, he sends troops to 4 African countries
        Changes Rules of Engagement
        Forcing Troops to Lie about the Progress in Afghanistan
        Obama threatens Chaplains: “You can’t preach against me in chapel.”
        (3/4/12) Obama threatens Chaplains: “You can’t preach against me in chapel.”
        (just following) Chaplains cannot preach against sin
        3/27/2012 — Tax “our” Military to give to HIS New Military
        4/14 – Army Generals Plead With Obama “Bring them HOME”
        (4/23) – Military Rates Obama as the worst President they have served with
        (4/25) Seals Blast Obama for using them as Campaign tools for going after Osama Bin Laden
        (05/01/12) Forcing New West Point Cadets to become PC for Muslims
        (05/04/12) Forced Our Military to shove their butts in the air praying position to Islam
        (05/05/12) Cuts Military Budget “again” setting us up for defeat
        (05/06/12) Chip under the skin for Military Personnel
        (05/09/12) Backs Taliban as they Kill Our Military
        (05/09/12) Claims Military are fighting on “his” behalf
        (05/10/12) Obama Releases Taliban Terrorists while Military Man Held captive for 3 yrs
        (05/11/2012) Obama Suspended Classes on Islam — The way to save the world is through Nukes (like WWII)…
        05/13/2012) Slashes Military Budget for healthcare to build $750,000 exercise facilities for Muslims who are incarcerated
        (05/13/2012) Obama Cuts $13 Billion from TriCare for Military
        (05/14/2012) Obama offers purple heart to the victims of terror BUT NOT those at Ft. Hood+ considered Ft. Hood “work Place Violence”

        • upaces88 says:

          Part 4:
          (05/16/2012) The Navy just fired it’s 16th command officer for 2011 REPLACED w/Obama Appointee
          Navy Commander Fired Over Falsified Records REPLACED w/ OBAMA Appointee
          NAVY FIRED Five Attack Submarines CO’s REPLACED w/ OBAMA Appointees
          Navy Fires 10th CO This Year REPLACED w/ OBAMA Appointee
          Navy Relieves CO of New Ship REPLACED w/ OBAMA Appointee
          Navy Medicine CO Fired for Poor Command Climate REPLACED w/ OBAMA Appointee
          USAF CHIEF OF STAFF FIRED REPLACED w/ OBAMA Appointee
          NORTHCOM Commander fired REPLACED w/ OBAMA Appointee
          15 ARMY GENERAL FIRED REPLACED w/ OBAMA Appointee
          5 MARINE GENERALS FRIED REPLACED w/ OBAMA Appointee
          ( 05/21/12) President Betrayed Troops by releasing a known terrorist killer
          (05/23/12) Obama Undermines Troops Putting Taliban in Power as They KILL OUR TROOPS;
          (05/28/12) Memorial Day: Makes the day to honor OUR Troops all about him
          (06/01/12) Veto promise comes because House GOP leaders are breaking faith with last summer’s budget deal by cutting overall funding for agency operating budgets by $19 billion,almost 2 percent.
          (06/07/12) Obama’s uses Memorial Day to Campaing in Photo-Op by blocking families of Vets from D.C. Vietnam Memorial
          (06/07/12) Same Sex Marriage on a Military Base
          (06/08/12) Obama cuts back on Military causing them to have to improvise
          (06/10/12) More Troops Die of Suicide than from War
          (06/11/12) Memorial Day-Obama shuts out Military, friends/family forced to pay respect 100(s) of yards from the sit behind a fence
          (06/11/12) Prior to this day, VietNam vets and family members denied access to wall
          (06/11/12) Too busy to allow the Fly-Over by the Thunderbirds during the Memorial Day Celebration..he cut it short because he had places to go campaign;
          (06/14/12) Pentagon Bans Bibles
          (06/20/12) More Military are committing suicide than from being killed in battle.

          • upaces88 says:

            Pt 5:
            (06/20/12) Disciplines Military for Burning Koran
            (06/21/12) Obama Orders Military to Celebrate Gay Pride Month
            (06/26/12) Obama Forbids Chaplains to mention Jesus
            (06/30/12) Obama allows Terror-Linked CAIR Targets Navy Seals Training
            (06/30/12) Obama wants Military to pay-up more on their Tricare Insurance
            (07/03/12) Obama sends troops to Persian Gulf-further spreading troops thin
            (07/07/12) Obama Refuses to Offer the Flag of the United States to the Family of a Fallen Hero; Gives the Responsibility to the Secretary of Defense
            (07/30/12) Obama to Turn Military into Social Workers
            (08/02/12) Obama to Keep Military from voting
            (08/04/12) Massive Cuts to Military Healthcare
            (08/16/12) Obama Campaigns Strikes Back Against Former Navy Seal
            (08/21/12) Obama Dismisses Seals “Don’t take them too seriously
            (08/21/12) Too many Military Deaths in Middle East — Obama should change plan
            (08/21/12) Obama Adds Military Hero(s) to his list of enemies
            (08/21/12) Obama Puts Special Ops in Danger
            (08/22/12) Officer Penalized for opposing Sharia Training
            (08/24/12) Veterans Being Rounded Up Nationwide
            (08/25/12) Obama having all of the Military Vets Picked Up
            (08/24/12) Military man penalized for NOT wanting to attend PRO Muslim Training
            (08/31/12) Obama making Military submit to Sharia
            (08/31/12) Sends form letter to fallen Seal Team Six Families
            (09/23/12) Increases btw 30% to 79% in Tricare premiums for lst year. Then plan imposes 5-yr increases from 94%
            (09/26/12) U.S. Troops Are Being Murdered In Afghanistan: Pentagon’s Answer … Muslim Sensitivity Training
            (09/30/12) Shhhh: US military deaths in Afghanistan hit 2,000″
            (10/4/12) Obama blames US troops for attacks on them by Afghan security forces, orders Islamic cultural sensitivity training to 345%-more than 3x’s current levels.
            10/12/12 Disabled Vet Considered Terrorist–he inquires about Cost of Surveillance Camera(s) for his home.
            (11/03/12) Has Military removed from voting records in Florida
            (12/02/12) Obama Taking Guns from all Military Vets.
            (12/14/12) Obama Fires Lt. Col. Dooley for speaking out against Islam
            (12/16/12) Obama Ignores Military Man in Mexican Jail
            (12/00/12) Announced withdrawal date in Afghanistan. Now no Afghans will cooperate with US military because they are leaving … leaving the Taliban behind. Allows the Afghans vet the Afghans who will train with the US military despite the insider attacks.
            (12/00/12) Program where female soldiers where the hijab to appease their ‘culture’
            (12/00/12) U.S. military to disarm for his ‘surprise” visit to Afghanistan so not to offend the Afghans who disarm
            (12/10/12) New Army manual orders soldiers not to criticize Taliban, pedophilia, or Islam, or advocate for women’s rights
            (1/05/13) Former Marine gets 20 yrs for burning a Koran
            (1/27/13) Obama Cuts Healthcare to active Military and vets
            (1/28/13) Obama Cuts Breakfast for Military in Afghanistan
            (02/20/13) Obama takes the guns out of the hands of vets and prohibits them to own them.
            (02/21/13) U.S. Troops having to get Gear From Charity
            (03/03/2013) Bizarre Sex Games-which male/female soldiers offered prizes in a race to put condoms on sex toys.
            (03/13/2013) Suspends Military Tuition for College
            (06/09/2013) Record Number of Our Maimed Military Denied Disability
            (06/10/2013) Military told not to read about Scandals
            (06/13/2013) Obama Rules that Military cannot talk about Christianity

  5. Dark Archer says:

    the biggest threat to the future of America is Bolshevik obama and the communist democrat party

  6. Edwardkoziol says:

    As anyone with half a brain can tell you that from the first day in office our little black sambo has tried to decimate the military .He is out to cut 80,000 men from the service while other countries are beefing up the armies ,navies and air force.This man would rather waste money on his vacations and political agendas.If we had to go back to the draft all these entertainers ,sports people and politicians would be looking for away to keep their children from Harms Way.Joe "bite Me" Bidens son was in Iraqi as a lawyer in the Green zone in Baghdad proteceted by real solidiers.

  7. Richard says:

    If this bum isn't tried and executed for treason then there can never be a case for treason!

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