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Sunday, November 04, 2012

500 retired military officers sign on ad supporting Romney

This is impressive. There's an ad appearing in Monday's Washington Times that supports Mitt Romney. The ad is signed by 500 military officers from all of the United States armed forces branches.

I've embedded the ad below (Hat Tip: Bookworm Room).


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At 11:55 PM, Blogger Sunlight said...

Dude! ALL FLAG OFFICERS!!!!!!! Retired Generals and Admirals... 1-4 (or 5?) stars...

At 6:07 PM, Blogger Captain.H said...

No 5 stars left, Sunlight. The last of the 5 star generals and admirals from WW2, Omar Bradley, passed away in 1981.

Five star rank was a very nice reward for those distinguished admirals and generals who led American forces to victory in WW2. For pay and benefits purposes, they drew full pay and benefits until the day they died.

At 7:59 PM, Blogger Sunlight said...

I didn't think so, Captain.H. But I'm so out of the loop on some of this stuff nowadays and I *for sure* didn't want to be wrong or offend the other way! Thanks.

BTW, the PDF of this list just showed up on my political e-mail, so it is flying all over the internet. My grandfather could have been a signer. I'm very proud of these people doing this!

At 6:13 PM, Blogger Truthseeker6 said...

Captain H, thank you for your post, only that is not always the case...

One would only think this hero would have gotten more than two; as a lot of the stars were given out when a soldier in rank resorted to political persuasion and not just on merit only others did what they knew to be right, duty to man and country:

Read here:

At 6:16 PM, Blogger Truthseeker6 said...


Not always the case Captain H, as some heroes do not resort to polical influence they know they are there to serve God and Country.


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