Outrageous: Our Defense Secretary Does Not Trust Our Troops

Leon Panetta SC Outrageous: Our Defense Secretary Does Not Trust Our Troops

For the first time in history, U.S. Marines were ordered to surrender their arms while attending a dog-and-pony-show speech by a visiting Secretary of Defense. Before the speech, 200 troops gathered at Camp Leatherneck. As Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta’s plane was landing, a suicide driver attempted to ram it but crashed into a ditch before it could get onto the runway. Mr. Panetta and his entourage were not hurt.


In a case of overreaction, the base commander, Major General Charles Gurganus, ordered the camp Sargent Major to have the attending Marines secure their arms outside and return to the tent. In a war zone in an area where a probable terrorist act had just occurred, this is not a wise move but alas very politically correct.

Political Correctness

As reported in the New York Times, “General Gurganus told reporters later that he had wanted a consistent policy for everyone in the tent, and that “I wanted to have the Marines look just like their Afghan partners,” noting, “You’ve got one of the most important people in the world in the room.” He insisted that his decision had had nothing to do with the massacre; later, defense officials said the decision had had nothing to do with the truck at the airfield. To quote General McAuliffe when asked by the Germans to surrender, “Nuts.” He probably was covering for the secretary’s advance team demanding that all the attendants be unarmed during the visit. Do you think this would happen in any other Administration?

Political Correctness

“Pride in and respect for” our troops are only words to leftists,  but not allowing them to be armed in your presence is a sign of mistrust that no amount of spin can justify or talk away. If Secretary Panetta and General Gurganus don’t trust their charges, they need to find another line of work, preferably on MSNBC where they belong.

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7 comments to Outrageous: Our Defense Secretary Does Not Trust Our Troops



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  • Upaces

    I was highly disturbed when the troops were told to lay down their arms "right after" we lost 4 of OUR Military men to "trusted" Muslims all in a "secure location."
    I do NOT understand this at all.

    • Bloodless Coup

      Panetta knows or least fears that some of the troops are on to him. Panetta is communist sympathizer who is actively plotting the overthrow of our government from within.

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  • DEF

    More proof they know exactly what they are doing!!!! The thief visiting those he robbed!!