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Posted by Nimble Spemble 2012-10-30 11:42||
#5 So General Ham was swapped out early as Combatant Commander of AFRICOM, and now he is suddenly retiring. Nah, nothing curious about that.
Posted by SteveS 2012-10-30 12:42||
#6 retired, he is free to say whatever he wants
Posted by Frank G 2012-10-30 13:00||
#7 The question is will he retire before the election? If not then this is moot point since afterward I suspect we'll see all the Benghazi stuff tsunami out.
Posted by Charles 2012-10-30 13:57||
#8 Beware of the Seals...
Posted by Chunky Hatrack8331 2012-10-30 15:02||
#9 Let's be clear now. Did he retire or resign?
Posted by Ebbang Uluque6305 2012-10-30 17:17||
#10 The article says retire. And because he apparently served in enlisted ranks prior to his commission, he is probably aged out at 40 years.
Not that there is nothing here, only that this is not an unexpected series of events.
Posted by rammer 2012-10-30 20:38||
#11 Did he retire or resign?
You do both after 20. More commonly referred to as putting your papers in. Prior to twenty you resign, get out and move on. Unless one has a medical basis for exit, you've had to wait till twenty years to retire. At a certain point its FIGMO.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-10-30 21:37||
#12 FIGMO, haven't heard that in years...thanks for a memory P2K
Posted by NoMoreBS 2012-10-30 23:35||