Military Anecdote Day

by Daniel Russ on October 9, 2009

Former SECDEF Donald Rumsfeld

Former SECDEF Donald Rumsfeld

Upon his appointment as Secretary of Defense in 2000, Donald Rumsfeld began to reform the Pentagon, redirecting its focus from a traditional Army (with heavy artillery and ground troops) to a 21st Century war machine (boasting high-technology communications and potent air support). Naturally his proposals were not universally well-received. One senior Army officer was asked whether he liked Donald Rumsfeld – and replied: “‘Like’ is such a strong word.”

Source: Anecdotage.com

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