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  • btomba_77

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    September 7, 2023 at 5:26 am

    [link=https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2023/09/04/army-navy-air-force-secretaries-tuberville-military-hold/]Opinion | Army, Navy, Air Force bosses to Tuberville: Stop hold on promotions – 

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     Three service secretaries to Tuberville: Stop this dangerous hold on senior officers[/h1] [i]Carlos Del Toro is secretary of the Navy. Frank Kendall is secretary of the Air Force. Christine Wormuth is secretary of the Army.

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    Senators have many legislative and oversight tools to show their opposition to a specific policy. They are free to introduce legislation, gather support for that legislation and pass it. But placing a blanket hold on all general and flag officer nominees, who as apolitical officials have traditionally been exempt from the hold process, is unfair to these military leaders and their families.
     
    And it is putting our national security at risk.
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    Three of our five military branches the Army, Navy and Marine Corps have no Senate-confirmed service chief in place. Instead, these jobs and dozens of others across the force are being performed by acting officials without the full range of legal authorities necessary to make the decisions that will sustain the United States military edge.

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    meanwhile, in crazyland ….

    [h1]Tuberville Worried About Sailors Reciting Poetry[/h1]  
    Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) [link=https://twitter.com/Acyn/status/1699567691307065444?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1699567691307065444%7Ctwgr%5E6ee53ae84c6a6a2aaa2f667e8317c9d2e89fffde%7Ctwcon%5Es1_c10&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.huffpost.com%2Fentry%2Ftommy-tuberville-poetry-navy_n_64f9912ee4b00241f854e77a]told Fox News[/link] that poetry is proof of wokeness in the U.S. Navy.
    Said Tuberville: Weve got people doing poems on aircraft carriers over the loudspeaker. It is absolutely insane the direction that were headed in our military.