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Obama Fires Top Admiral For Advocating Libyan Rescue?

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According to this report, yesterday (27 October) Obama ordered the immediate removal of Rear Admiral Charles M. Gaouette from his command of the powerful Carrier Strike Group Three (CSG-3) currently located in the Middle East.
 
CSG-3 is one of five US Navy carrier strike groups currently assigned to the US Pacific Fleet. US Navy carrier strike groups are employed in a variety of roles, which involve gaining and maintaining sea control and projecting power ashore, as well as projecting naval airpower ashore.
 
The aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) is the strike group’s current flagship, and as of 2012, other units assigned to Carrier Strike Group Three include Carrier Air Wing Nine; the guided-missile cruisers USS Mobile Bay (CG-53) and USS Antietam (CG-54); and the ships of Destroyer Squadron 21, the guided-missile destroyers USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG-108), USS Dewey (DDG-105), USS Kidd (DDG-100), and USS Milius (DDG-69).
 
US news reports on Obama’s unprecedented firing of a powerful US Navy Commander during wartime state that Admiral Gaouette’s removal was for   “allegations of inappropriate leadership judgment” that arose during the strike group’s deployment to the Middle East.   
 
This GRU report, however, states that Admiral Gaouette’s firing by President Obama was due to this strike force commander disobeying orders when he ordered his forces on 11 September to “assist and provide intelligence for” American military forces ordered into action by US Army General Carter Ham, who was then the commander of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM), against terrorist forces attacking the American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya. 
 
 
General Ham had been in command of the initial 2011 US-NATO military intervention in Libya who, like Admiral Gaouette, was fired by Obama. And as we can, in part, read from US military insider accounts of this growing internal conflict between the White House and US Military leaders:
 
“The information I heard today was that General [Carter] Ham as head of Africom received the same e-mails the White House received requesting help/support as the attack was taking place. General Ham immediately had a rapid response unit ready and communicated to the Pentagon that he had a unit ready. 
 
General Ham then received the order to stand down. His response was to screw it, he was going to help anyhow. Within 30 seconds to a minute after making the move to respond, his second in command apprehended General Ham and told him that he was now relieved of his command.”
 

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    • truther357

      Marxist America and it’s foreign national “Criminal-In-Chief” now firing Admirals..What a damn joke this ‘third world’ USSA has become!
      Thank you Demo-Rats..scum of the ‘Socialist Sewer!’

    • davidfarrar

      But wait a minute: didn’t SecDef Leon Panetta say his decision not to send in the troop was supported by Gen. Carter Ham?

      ex animo
      davidfarrar

      • RICKY_RICARDO

        Yes, and before SECDEF Lou the “Tool” was head of the CIA, can you imagine…

    • War Pony

      GLP and sorcha fall = gulpers and SUCH A FAIL. FAIL~!

    • Louis

      Muslim minion of hell banker puppet Obama should be the one being arrested by the Admiral (and the entire US Armed Forces) for treason against the national sovereignty of America.

    • Doc

      Is this story verified?

    • trouble8696

      First it was General Carter Ham…a top brass & in command of the initial 2011 US-NATO military intervention in Libya …Than another top brass has just been removed from his carrier in the Strait of Hormuz …Along with the news > > > This Is Huge!! The Cabal Is Going Down!!! Banksters Targets Of Spire Law Group, LLPs Racketeering And Money Laundering Lawsuit …What’s going on…U guys reckon… The top brass are doing what we alternative keyboard Warriors … have been praying for? Resisting the commands of our Evil psychopathic politicians?…lol…BUT …quoting from this article > > > This GRU report, however, states that Admiral Gaouette’s firing by President Obama was due to this strike force commander disobeying orders when he ordered his forces on 11 September to …assist and provide intelligence for… American military forces ordered into action by US Army General Carter Ham…WHY would General Ham need assistance , who was then the commander of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM)…fully Equiped & Armed to the teeth ( with 100% Capacity & Capability )…Study AFRICOM…& U will figure out what I’m talkin about…Just asking…All this reminds me of the men who were told to STAND DOWN during the Israeli attack of the USS Liberty…Of course Liberty was not meant to survive… but somehow those brave men managed to limp to shore in their destroyed ship…din’t they ( not related 2 the story I know ) … :lol:

      • 61Lincoln

        Your mention of the USS Liberty “incident” prompts me to point out that, although Republicans are quick to criticize President Obama over the Benghazi “incident,” they said nothing about LBJ’s and McNamara’s recall of jet fighters from the USS Saratoga rushing to defend the Liberty. This earlier failure makes me feel that the current criticsm is simply partisanship and that if Israel again attacked one of our ships, they would again enter into a conspiracy of silence with the Democrats. Doesn’t that make you wonder just how much of the news about the Middle East we should believe? As for what happened in Benghazi, considering that AFRICOM (Gen. Carter Ham) was begun on President Obama’s watch, this is much more complicated than is now known. Apropos of nothing, the right-winger John (Moustache Pete) Bolton has expressed the wish that the left-wing MEK terrorists, who took part in the 1979 Iranian seizure of our embassy, were in charge of Iran now, even suggesting they be taken off our terrorist list. Sometimes I think that all these people in “intelligence” are a bunch of clowns, and that includes CIA, NSA, and politicians of both major parties.

    • Mover

      Al-Qaeda is in the white house.

      • Anonymous

        Al-Qaeda is in the white house.??? More likely Mossad!

    • Don't be hating!

      whatever..Hope them generals and admirals become whistleblowers! Time for the world to wake up.

    • kansaschick

      I have always thought that attacking any embassy or consulate, whether on foreign or domestic soil, is considered an act of war against the United States. When did that change? Also wondering when we adopted the rule that we need permission from a country to protect our citizens from being murdered?

      • RICKY_RICARDO

        It is an Act of War under International Law… It would be akin to someone coming to your house and taking your wife and children out and killing them… This was United States Soil…

        • 61Lincoln

          Or akin to invading Iraq

    • Anonymous123618387200828929

      The Benghazi situation was a staged ‘trap’ for those that might not follow orders and actually try to defend US Citizens. We just lost some high ranking allies in the battle for freedom, and for support of the Constitution. The powers to be have been weeding out military officers for the past decade. And, you really thought that the useless/worthless wars were for oil, gold, poppy, or terrorism?

      To those that stood around and did nothing, and to those that will brainlessly follow orders like zombies, when you stand trial, following unlawful orders is a not a valid defense.

      All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.

    • Voter In Virginia

      What else did we except from the Coward-in-Chief? :?: :?: :?:

    • F16JetJock

      Memories…
      FDR also fired Admiral James Richardson (Commander in Chief – United States Fleet) on 1 Feb 1941 when he objected to basing the Pacific Fleet in harm’s way at Pearl Harbor instead of San Diego. Indeed, several months prior to his firing, Admiral Richardson overtly objected to FDR’s Japanese provocation plan.

      Moral of the story? If you’re a ranking admiral or general, be fore-warned that if you desire to confront the desires of a sitting President, your career will be greatly impacted in a negative way. It would be best to first resign, take your retirement benefits and abscond with your squeaky-clean career.

    • Patriot

      Obama will do anything to save himself & destroy America, it seems.
      I would not mind a military coup de etat here in the USA to regain control for the people.
      Right now, Obama is ignoring the Law on multiple issues, has manslaughtered our diplomats in Benghazi it seems, and is doing nothing about the proven corruption by at least 4 to 6 federal judges who allowed KNOWN PERJURY in their courts in order to illegally & unconstitutionally drive a poor plaintiff out w/o a jury! Facts in the form of court documents shown on the websites http://www.Stillsupremelyunjust.yolasite.com and http://www.SupremelyUnjust.weebly.com show it (with 1 judge citing it, knowing it to be perjurous).

      That was all done to silence the man, in violation of the 7th Amendment of the US Constitution and can be seen on the 1st site mentioned, where also appears proof of EEOC rubberstamping (without questioning any employer witnesses).
      The other site shows emails basically proving employer guilt, and that courts ignored it using a legal standard that has not been Law for over 20 years! Other docs – see PDF’s on 1st site – show MANY legal precedents which prove the man had far more quality & quantity of evidence than required to absolutely force a jury trial, …but it the man was denied one, anyway. AMERICA FACES A BIG THREAT via judicial corruption, including in the Supreme Court. Currently, Congressmen Michael McCaul & Ted Poe each have documents proving the corruption mentioned here, plus a request for a govt investigation. Please, call or email them urging they take action.
      U.S. Congressman McCaul is up for reelection & is acting like he can’t do anything, but they can — they grilled Clemens twice about performance-enhancing drugs & possible perjury & they have a House judiciary committee! They can impeach judges and grill the EEOC over non-investigation! His email: [email protected] and his tel. # is (512) 473-2357.

      Also, U.S. Rep. Ted Poe seemed somewhat interested in doing something & might is up for reelection. Call him TOLL-FREE to urge action…at D.C. (866-425-6565); Kingwood, TX (866-447-0242); & Beaumont, TX (877-218-1997). ——– BE A PATRIOT: TAKE A MINUTE OR TWO TO CALL OR EMAIL ABOUT THIS, OKAY?

    • End Daze

      While I appreciate and support your effort. I must pose the question — one that has perplexed me before when generals under Clinton were reluctant to talk about bombing an asprin factory — so what is the deal? Four men can sacrafice their lives — not to mention all the thousands of other American soldiers who have sacraficed their lives — but when it comes to standing up for truth and honor and justice, commanders can’t find it in themselves to tell a truth that needs to be told in honor of these sacrafices, because they might lose their PENSION!? Really?
      I wonder what Patton would have done. What’s the saying? In order for evil to prevail, it only needs the good to do nothing.

    • MissingRonnieR

      Obama sacrificed four American lives Jimmy Carter in his worst moment made an attempt to rescue Americans. No honor, no faith, a traitors disposition.

    • cmdorsey

      Rear Admiral Charles M. Gaouette
      US Army General Carter Ham

      Don’t you courageous men worry. Besides a very very very few people in this country who don’t GET IT YET, the many millions and millions of us DO understand. The real criminals, the Obama Administration and State Dept., who, if not for PEOPLE LIKE YOURSELF AND OUR BRAVE MEN AND WOMEN, THE NAVY SEALS AND THOUSANDS OF OTHERS, these TRAITORS in our WHITE HOUSE right now would not have the freedom to even be there.

      God is watching. God knows the truth. God is making sure THIS COUNTRY knows the truth.

      There are no words I can say to tell you how much respect and pride I have in all of you, those who have served, those who have shed their blood for the freedom of America. I hope you DO see my message here. Do not fret.

      I, for one, would NEVER like to have the NAVY SEALS pist at me. And this administration and the people trying to turn America into a ONE WORLD NIGHTMARE have UNDERESTIMATED ALL OF US.

      GOD BLESS YOU, SIRS. We STAND WITH YOU

    • Sandra

      How can OBAMA BE COMMANDER IN CHIEF HE NEVER SERVED IN THE MILIARY

    • torch

      Stay there , make “Obummer” enforce his order. It’s the men in the field who are fighting that know what is going down, not some politician trying to save his neck.

    • Se777en

      Right…some caller called into the “highly reputable” RUSH LIMBAUGH show to make this claim. Sure, I’ll blindly accept his claim at face value as long as it conveniently supports my zealous political position.

    • alta

      God bless these Patriots.

    • asterflower

      Dismantle the CIA and much of this evil empire will melt away.

    • Bobby Powell - Publisher/The Truth Is Viral

      As much as I’d like to hang yet another charge of Treason around Barry’s neck, I call BS. This Admiral was in the Persian Gulf, and he had no assets that could project as far as Libya without refueling. He couldn’t have done anything even if he wanted to.

      Now if the Commander of the 6th Fleet (the Med) had been fired, THAT would be interesting to speculate about.

      But if Sorcha Fall is reporting it, then you know the CIA has an interest in the story and that there is a nugget of truth in there somewhere. I’m willing to bet that CIA scumbag David Booth (Sorcha Faal) is trying to cast doubt on the Ham story, which I do believe to be credible.

    • Anonymous

      By taking out his top military brass, who the hell is experienced and knowledgable enough to lead our military? God Bless America! derf

    • rick

      Obama needs to experience a military coup, and if he keeps showing his yellow streak by abandoning Americans that are under attack he just might get his chance!

    • JakeM

      ‘TREASON’ AND POSSIBLE ‘PRISON’: BECK BREAKS DOWN OBAMA’S ‘LYING’ ON LIBYA IN FIERY SEGMENT!
      http://wethepeopleusa.ning.com/profiles/blogs/treason-and-possible-prison-beck-breaks-down-obama-s-lying-on?xg_source=activity
      “Food For Thought”
      Semper Fi!
      Jake

    • ssbnsailor741b

      Somehow I doubt General Hamm said he had a rapid response team as AFRICOM does not have any forces assigned to that command. They are required to request forces for operations…

    • ObamaISaRusiianROBOTOIDClone

      obama made the right move and fired this faggot flamer for a reason we had to kill kadafi

    • rainy

      The Marines should arrest Obama, Biden and Clinton immediately.

    • Todd Johnson

      Befor critisizing the president, I would like to know, from his perspective, how his decision not to take action fits into his long term objective, and exactly what that objective is. It may be very much in line with what most of us would consider “American values”. Remember, he is a king on the chess board, we are not. He is in a position to see things from a perspective that we cannot. Sometimes sacrifices are made for the greater good. I am not in a position to judge weather what he did was right or wrong and I doubt that any of you are eather. Heavy is the head that wares the crown.

      • dougded

        What’s the greater good of watching via drone video the death of an American Ambassador and three other Americans on legal American soil. It’s the same as watching it happen in New York city. Please explain how ignoring an act of war and firering two top officers benefits America when those officers were refusing to follow an illegal order and intended to do what should have happened.

    • Anonymous

      >>> THERE ARE TRAITORS ON OUR OVAL OFFICE , WHITEHOUSE , AND ALL OVER OUR GOVERNMENT . ALL MUST BE INDICTED AS TRAITORS , ENEMIES OF AMERICA , AND THREATS TO OUR NATIONAL SECURITY .

    • Mr_Einstein2U

      In the military you follow orders or get canned. It is that simple. Many of you don’t understand that logic, but it is life or death.

    • Johndillinger

      If they put this muslim busterd back in today, god help the USA!

    • Freewilloffering

      Here is some more info/cfm:

      Admiral:

      A Navy official familiar with the circumstances of the investigation said it involved allegations of “inappropriate leadership judgment” and stressed it was not related to personal conduct.

      The Stennis group arrived in the Fifth Fleet’s area of operations on Oct. 17 to replace the USS Enterprise, which was on the final deployment of its 50 years of service. The allegations are recent and were made within the last couple of weeks

      General Ham:
      On October 18, 2012, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced that President Obama will nominate General David Rodriguez to succeed General Carter Ham as commander of U.S. Africa Command. [6]

    • Freewilloffering

      The key is to look carefully at the new people that Obama is replacing these Generals with. They all have backgrounds with some sort of UN or “International” multi-country force experience:

      General Ham:
      On October 18, 2012, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta announced that President Obama will nominate General David Rodriguez to succeed General Carter Ham as commander of U.S. Africa Command.

      He previously served as Commander, International Security Assistance Force Joint Command (IJC)

      The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF), often called the Coalition Forces, is a NATO-led security mission in Afghanistan that was established by the United Nations Security Council in December 2001 by Resolution 1386

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