Gates Highlights Obama White House Disdain of the Armed Forces

U.S. President Obama checks the need for and umbrella held by a U.S. Marine during a joint news conference with Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan in Washington“It became routine under Obama…”

In excerpts of former CIA Director and Secretary of Defense Bob Gates’ memoir “Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War,” the former Sec Def doesn’t quite hold back exactly he perceived the Obama White House’s treatment of military leaders, as reported by both The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) and The Washington Post  (WaPo) on Jan. 7, 2014.

What should have come as the first overt sign, one of the few times Barack Obama spoke off the cuff, sans teleprompter, he quipped during a slight rain exactly how he feels of those who serve our nation in the Uniformed Services.

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