Welcome to Obama’s military. It’s been sissified, and it is extremely corrupt.
Thankfully there are remnants of the old guard to not make the military completely incompetent.
That said, this article from Reuters should sound alarm bells.
A U.S. Navy commander charged with accepting paid travel, prostitutes and Lady Gaga concert tickets from a Malaysian defense contractor in exchange for classified information pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal corruption charges.
Commander Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz appeared in U.S. District Court in San Diego to answer to charges of conspiracy to commit bribery and bribery of a public official stemming from his involvement in a scandal surrounding a contractor who serviced ships in the Navy’s Pacific Fleet.
One would think that a Navy commander would be impervious to such trinkets, but we live in a time with selfishness has replaced selflessness. And it comes from the Commander in Chief.
The article continues,
The information he gave to Francis included ship movements and helping arrange visits by U.S. Navy vessels to ports where Francis’ company, the Singapore-based Glenn Davis Marine Asia Ltd, had contracts to provide tugboats, security, fuel, waste removal and other services, prosecutors said.
In exchange, Francis furnished Misiewicz with such gifts as travel, entertainment, luxury hotel stays and five tickets to a Lady Gaga concert in Thailand in May 2012, the complaint said.
“In exchange for luxury vacations, gifts and other expenses, Commander Misiewicz betrayed his oath, the men and women of the U.S. Navy, and American taxpayers by directing lucrative government contracts to his financial patron,” Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell said in a statement.
Francis pleaded guilty to bribery in January 2015 and agreed to forfeit $35 million in ill-gotten gains. According to that plea agreement, Francis paid about $500,000 in bribes to Navy officials.
How many other situations like this do you think exist in Obama’s military?