Wednesday, June 23, 2010
You Can Count On It!
While the news from Washington D.C. that General Petraeus will be replacing General Stanley McChrystal as the top U.S. Commander and strategist of the Afghan War may have been a surprise to most, I can promise that you won't hear much response from one retired General on the abrupt change of command.
General Richard Myers, who spoke in Sacramento during our 2006-2007 season, has been completely silent in the media about any military operations since he stepped down as the Joint Chiefs of Staff in October of 2005. His silence is not surprising to most patrons who listened to his lecture as he preached that the military should remain free of any and all politics.
Only time will tell whether or not General Stanley McChrystal will follow in General Myers shoes in his code of silence about his dismissal from Afghanistan.
Read the Wall Street Journal article by clicking here.