August 18, 2011
What About the Enlisted Ranks?
The Obama administration has finally figured out how to bring class warfare to the American military. The recent announcement from the Defense Business Board about changing the retirement promise to members of the Armed Forces has accomplished just that. The great and good members of the Defense Business Board are very accomplished individuals. Some have made significant contributions to America in uniform service in both peace and war and their service will be honored for all time. Some have made significant contributions to their careers and financial well-being by engaging on military issues and defense technology without ever serving. By any measure, they can easily fall into the definition of "America's Ruling Class," as coined by the brilliant seminal article written by Professor Angelo M. Codevilla in the American Spectator. The DOD web link above shares for all to see the background of the "DBB" members who want to change the military retirement...(Read Full Article)