I was a young, active duty US Air Force Sargent on this date thirty-seven years ago; a weak President, weak leadership, turf wars, budget battles, and lots of incompetence hamstrung America’s military at that time.
A totally failed attempted rescue mission in the Iranian desert helped Ronald Reagan defeat Jimmy Carter. President Carter was a feckless and weak leader and had driven America’s military, our economy, and our nation into the ditch. President Obama made Jimmy Carter look competent by comparison. Amazing the number of parallels that we have today, with President Obama now out of office and a competent adult back in charge in Washington.
From 41,000 feet in the air, America’s future is looking even better.
Image: By U.S. military – United States Special Operations Command History, 1987-2007http://www.socom.mil/SOCOMHome/Documents/history6thedition.pdftransferred from en.Wikipedia; en:File:Wreckagedesertone.jpg, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8304783