I think Trump will restore the military to the greatest in the world and one that will be made up of mostly enlistees who are proud and would like nothing than to serve in the US Military. Our military today is mostly Marines (who enlist) and the guard and reserves. Which is fine, until they are called up numerous times to go and serve a tour, away from their families and livelihood, what happens to them is wrong because it forces them to put their lives on hold, which in many times is cut short, or drastically changed forever, with no or little support when they come home. Combat on the frontline is a far too serious issue to be forced fed “political correctness” one reason that the military should be run by the military, not congress and a political correct president with the honorary title of Commander-in-Chief. The President and congress, should decide when to put our military in harms way, but then leave the military be the military, not mandated policies and ideologies of the president.
November 10, 2016
Written by Lorra B.
Trump’s win in Tuesday night’s presidential run left many Americans shocked and our military members were no acceptation. At the Pentagon, service members indicated that they never expected Trump to actually pull off the election, though many were elated at the news and compared the win to the day Osama Bin Laden was killed, according to Checkpoint.
One Army officer stated, “More than one person has compared it to the day Osama [Bin Laden] was killed. “I guess there’s a feeling among soldiers that Trump will care about them and fix everything they see as broken about the Army.”
Programs Manager for the Defense Department, Air Force Maj. Todd Watson, who voted for Trump, stated, “I stayed up until about 1:30 in the morning, and I couldn’t believe it. “A lot of times what he said…
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