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U.S. Military: 60% Unsettled By Obama

January 2, 2009

When asked how they feel about President-elect Barack Obama as commander in chief, six out of 10 active-duty service members say they are uncertain or pessimistic, according to a Military Times survey.

By Brendan McGarry
Military Times

In follow-up interviews, respondents expressed concerns about Obama’s lack of military service and experience leading men and women in uniform.

“Being that the Marine Corps can be sent anywhere in the world with the snap of his fingers, nobody has confidence in this guy as commander in chief,” said one lance corporal who asked not to be identified.

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http://www.armytimes.com/news/200
8/12/military_poll_main_122908/

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