Our friend Frank Gaffney recently reminded us that the Senate’s recess is over and its post-
recess agenda includes the nomination of General C.Q. Brown to be America’s top military officer. As we’ve documented in numerous articles Brown would be a disaster as Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, where he would be in a position to use the cultural Marxist doctrine of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity (DIE) to destroy all the services in the same way he has used it to destroy the readiness and meritocracy of the Air Force.
Here are five reasons he should be rejected:
First, with him as the Air Force’s Chief of Staff, its strength has declined from “marginal” to “very weak” – grounds for termination, not promotion.
Second, Gen. Brown embraces the cultural Marxist agenda of Critical Race Theory and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. It’s destroying America’s armed forces.
Third, on his watch, the Air Force Academy has indoctrinated his service’s future leaders with that anti-American, racist and divisive ideology.
Fourth, Gen. Brown is a former fighter pilot, but not the warrior commander we need at the moment.
And fifth, that’s imperative because Communist China is preparing for war. Our troops must do the same, starting with the rejection of General Brown.
You can read our articles documenting Gen. Brown’s destructive management of the Air Force through these links:
We suspect most readers see Gen. Brown’s race obsession in the same light as the Supreme Court saw race-based college admissions when it found that such racial preferences and discrimination against ANY race, including Whites and Asians, was unconstitutional and contrary to the 14th Amendment.
However, Gen. Brown’s unconstitutional race-obsessed management of the Air Force has had a real impact on national security, and not for the better.
“As seen in The Heritage Foundation’s 2023 Index of U.S. Military Strength, the Air Force is the weakest of all branches of the U.S. military and was downgraded in 2023 from its previous score of ‘weak’ to ‘very weak’ due to ‘the deepening of previously assessed issues related to aging aircraft and very poor pilot training and retention’ and noted that ‘the USAF would struggle greatly against a peer competitor.”
Despite promises by Gen. Brown to make Air Force flight proficiency and safety standards a priority, these standards have decreased. The readiness of all variants of F-35 aircraft has cratered below 60%, dropping by 11 percentage points in 2022 alone.
Additionally, the entire B-2 bomber fleet was grounded from December 2022-May 2023, incapacitating a major component of the Nuclear Triad, after two serious safety incidents within 15 months. Only one such incident had occurred in the 30 years prior to Gen. Brown’s command.
Indeed, according to the Air Force Times, the Air Force has spent the past four years making a concerted push to ready its planes for war. It’s gained almost no ground.
General Brown took over as Air Force Chief of Staff in August of 2020. In November of 2022 the Government Accountability Office issued a report that found that many of the US Air Force’s most important fleets did not meet annual mission-capability rate goals.
In his present role as Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force, Gen. Brown has compiled a record of espousing the worst of the Biden administration’s agenda for “fundamentally transforming” our uniformed services, while presiding over the continued degradation of the Air Force’s readiness and proficiency.
As LTC Allen West said, CQ Brown would make Mark Milley look like George Patton. The Capitol Switchboard is (202-224-3121), call today and tell your Senators however they may have voted on CQ Brown’s previous promotions, his statements quoted above disqualify him for America’s highest military post, which should be in the hands of someone devoted to supporting and defending the Constitution, not a Marxist social engineer. Alternatively, through this link with just a few mouse clicks you can demand that your Senators vote NO on this destructive nomination.
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