Army battalion commander says “if you’re a white male you’re part of the problem”

| June 10, 2021

According to the Book of the Face, the US Army’s 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment got a new commander last week. They posted goodbye messages to their former commander on the 4th of June. Now, Lieutenant Colonel Andrew “Dru” Rhodes has been outed on social media as the new CO and not for good reasons. Apparently, if the reports are true, he’s a huge racist who immediately believes any accusations levied against one of his soldiers.

Rhodes’ Twitter account says he goes by “he/him” pronouns and is a “fervent anti-racist & anti-sexist.”

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From Human Events;

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Rhodes, commander of the 1-8 Infantry – “Fighting Eagles“, has a message for all serving in the military: if you’re white, you’re the problem.

It was recently discovered that Rhodes, who holds a position of authority and responsibility, runs a private, “woke,” left-wing Twitter account under the name “Dru.”

If the Twitter account wasn’t enough to convince you of his radical beliefs, his comment at a military function should do the job.

“If you’re a white male, you are part of the problem,” Rhodes reportedly said.

He also reportedly added that only .01 percent of racist accusations are false, and that he would always believe someone coming forward about an uncomfortable situation.

The story began circulating on social media, with one Instagram post catching some important attention.

“Looks like Fort Carson got themselves a real gem of an unbiased commander,” the post reads. “I hope you’re not white or ever accused of anything while you’re in his command. You’re already guilty and you didn’t even know it!”

The post caught the eye of the current Sergeant Major of the Army, Michael A. Grinston.

“Looking more into this,” he wrote. “Thanks.”

“If it’s true he said that ‘if you’re a white male you’re part of the problem’ then he’s creating division within his formation, and it’s the exact opposite of what the Army has been trying to do with inclusion efforts,” an active duty Army officer told Human Events. “Inclusion is for everyone, and is not discriminatory with regard to race, gender, sexual preference, or any other characteristic. It appears he has lost trust from many of his subordinates on day 1.”

According to sources, via message screenshots posted to Instagram, a full investigation is reportedly underway.

Human Events has been contacted by Fort Carson who says the incident is under investigation. Their article will be updated at some point when they receive more information.

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Slow Joe

It was only a matter of time until the woke got to hold higher ranks.

I have been watching woke lieutenants for over a decade now, and in the infantry. Yeah, they used to be the minority.

Cultural indoctrination has consequences.

Mark Time

If the Army has time for this then we don’t need this military. Whatever the military budget is-give it back. Hey butthead LtC, when you need that QRF make sure there are no white males. You should make that the new motto of the 1/8 :White Males Are The Problem”. Put it on the welcome sign at the Fort. Good God are you still in uniform?

Name edited to protect PII.
AW1

Ret_25X

if you think this is a rare thing, I have a bridge to sell you.

Woke officers are not rare.

Why would they be? Every single one of them went through an American indoctrination center…errr…college.

Anonymous

Had a pinko cadre officer in ROTC at Kent State. He insisted Jane Fonda’s Hanoi trip was cool after we got harassed and called “Baby killers!” without realizing the problem. Kids looked at him like he lost his damn mind.

Sapper3307

QMC

Ah, I see another one of the Left’s future SECDEF in waiting.

ninja

Check out what he wrote in August 2020:

“Leading With Empathy”

https://companyleader.themilitaryleader.com/2020/08/31/leading-with-empathy/

A couple of lines from the article:

(You Be The Judge).

“Building cohesive teams through mutual trust is a principle of Mission Command for a reason. Leaders must reinforce this trust through respect.”

Anonymous

F*cknugget forgot that includes white people, too. (Racism is truly an equal opportunity pursuit.)

SgtBob

Ninja: Thanks for the link. I read at the article but found myself remembering when the Army consisted of soldiers and officers, and the second part should almost never be advised or become involved in problems of the first part. That’s why God made NCOs. Take care of things at the lowest level possible. The more an officer is involved, the more he thinks he can do something about problems.

ninja

SgtBob:

You are so welcome.

“That’s why God made NCOs. Take care of things at the lowest level possible.”

Yep, you are 100% correct…Nailed it!

NCOs…the Backbone Of The Army.

I should know. My Dad, Brother, Uncles and Cousins were all Army NCOs…

😊

MarineDad61

ninja,
The 1980s Air Force told us differently,
and it started in Basic Training.
“You (enlisted) are the backbone of the Air Force.” (BMTS Co. Commander)

So, as the Air Force sees it, we’re ALL backbones.
lolol

MarineDad61

3706 BMTS Squadron (not Co.).
4 digit BMTS squadron numbers long gone.

USAF E-5

3743rd

ninja

From the article:

“The post caught the eye of the current Sergeant Major of the Army, Michael A. Grinston.”

“Looking more into this,” he wrote. “Thanks.”

*Sigh*

Why is the Sergeant Major of the Army involved AGAIN?

Perhaps it has something to do with this?

“I’m Very Proud of Him:’ Sergeant Major of the Army Reacts to Black Lieutenant’s Traffic Stop”

https://www.military.com/daily-news/2021/04/12/im-very-proud-of-him-sergeant-major-of-army-reacts-black-lieutenants-traffic-stop.html

🤔

Green Thumb

Yep.

As I posted below, SMA Grinston is getting a lot of mic time on Officer issues.

Poetrooper

As a mixed-race person, like Obama, Grinston stands, literally, astride the racial situation.

That his racial composition may have had something to do with his selection to SMA is only speculation.

But By LTC Rhodes’ standard, it makes SMA Grinston, part of the problem. Well, a half-part, perhaps…

Poetrooper

Yep, that was in an article I read back when there was another scandal at Fort Hood.

ninja

Here we go, Mason: “Army Enlisted Leaders Open Up About Personal Struggles with Racial Identity” https://www.military.com/daily-news/2020/09/01/army-enlisted-leaders-open-about-personal-struggles-racial-identity.html “The U.S. Army’s top enlisted soldier is speaking out about his decision to share his struggles with racial identity on social media.” “Sergeant Major of the Army Michael Grinston released a short video in June where he describes how he came from a mixed-race family.” “I was born in 1968; my father was black, my mother was white,” Grinston… Read more »

USAF E-5

He’s American. We’re all mixed race by the older definitions.

SFC D

Nobody would have cared about his race had he not made it an issue.

HMCS(FMF) ret

I don’t ever remember during my time in the Navy any CMC/MCPON getting involved in Wardroom issues.

Now, maybe an E-9/E10 would, since they are political cocksuckers…

MSG Eric

I realized by the time I made E-7 that there are two types of E-9 in the Army. Those that THINK they can make E-10 and those that KNOW they can’t.

One’s concern is getting the mission accomplished and ensuring Soldiers issues are resolved. The other one will kiss anyone’s ass if it improves their career and everything else is secondary or tertiary.

ninja

From the article:

“I you’re a white male, you are part of the problem,” Rhodes reportedly said.”

The last time I looked, the Commander-In-Chief of the United States Armed Forces is a White Male and is in the LTC’s Chain of Command…

😉😎

11B-Mailclerk

Oh snap…

HMCS(FMF) ret

Someone needs to pimpslap those rose colored glasses off of “Dru’s” dome…

MSG Eric

Correct me if I’m wrong, but looking at that picture of the LTC, he’s a white male too? Ironic, but not really since most of these “white people are evil!” types are, well, white people.

OWB

Oh, goody. Seems that too many purposefully forget that most of the folks who died ridding us of slavery in this country were white males. Yep, it’s true, but one so inconvenient that we simply cannot discuss it. Maybe we can discuss just who it is that is encouraging the current human traffic trade aka modern slavery instead. Those getting rich from it is a pretty inclusive list. Progress. How’s about just doing the mission… Read more »

Roh-Dog

Human trafficking is very much alive and well here in the good ol’ US of A. You might even say it’s being aided and abetted by the Federal Government, namely by waving the mandatory FBI back ground checks on personnel housing ‘displaced minors’…
Strange that.
That moral high ground seems like a faded memory at the moment.

Tallywhagger

This guy is not ready for prime time, battalion level is way beyond his scope.

I wonder if he or his pronouns have ever been an English teacher.

Anonymous

Wokesters seem to be the only one who can’t get that The Beret (TM) sucks and still want to wear it, too.

Roh-Dog

No, Left-tenet Kernel, you bees the problem!
FOR F**K SAKE!
Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King Jr wept…

(Full disclosure: no relation to this commie pos!)

E4 Mafia '83-'87

You guys got this all wrong, “Dru’s” Twitter was hacked…yeah, yeah, that’s the ticket…it was hacked. Isn’t that page 1 of the “Woke” Playbook when your past catches up with you? Nothing will happen to him, but other “wrong thinkers” be wary.

Forest Bondurant

Another excuse is that his wife, distraught of having to move to Ft. Carson and having to be in contact with enlisted personnel from time to time, hacked his Twitter account and posted the inflammatory comments.

Yeah, that’s it. 🙂

ChipNASA

Before or after (s)he tried to shit all over the Base Housing Office. Oh wait, that was the Navy.
You know, you can have any of those dangerous ‘deviants’ and ‘perverts’ just hanging around anywhere.

https://www.stripes.com/news/pacific/navy-officer-under-scrutiny-for-letter-disparaging-enlisted-sailors-as-deviants-and-perverts-1.668472

rgr1480

LC

Well, he’s a white male, no? And he definitely seems like part of the problem. Does he get points on a technicality?

OWB

NO!!! No points.

As usual, his statements say much more about himself than those upon whom he is projecting.

Anonymous

Virtue-signaling, yo! (That’s what matters for him.)

AW1 Rod

How in HELL did this worthless piece of shit ever ascend to the rank of LTCOL, much less be given command of ANYTHING?

Army standards have become laughably low.

Green Thumb

You got it.

My late father was drafted and fought with C co 1/8 4ID in Vietnam. I am sure he is proud.

As I am sure SMA Grinston is proud of him as well.

Odd how SMA Grinston is controlling all of the mic time on Officer issues.

A Proud Infidel®™️

Sounds like he’s sucking up to be put on a list of Prospects for the Rank of General!

USMC Steve

This unqualified asshole is a perfect candidate for resurrecting fragging as a problem solving tool.

Roh-Dog

You said what we’re all thinking.

President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH Neanderthal B Woodman Domestic Violent Extremist SuperStraight

“Friendly fire…….isn’t”

KoB

“Tell the lie often enough…”

Name me one leftist or Black led Nation that has become a World Beacon for freedom and advancement for all people. To quote the Judge: “Well, we’re waiting!”

Goodbye America, I Loved you. Think it’s bad now? At the current rate, what is the Country going to look like when our Grandchildren are our ages?

Penguinman000

Wakanda. And don’t give me the “it’s a comic book” nonsense.

RCAF-CHAIRBORNE

Zamunda too!

Anonymous

Liberia!

11B-Mailclerk

Even with zer0’s feet up on the desk, the USA remained (and remains now) a “World Beacon for freedom and advancement for all people”.

Mustang Major

Just another sycophant aiming for stars. Feel sorry for the officers he rates.

Mustang Major

A couple of added thoughts: During mandatory race relations training in the early ’70s, the instructor said you should only see the color green when you look at soldiers. I guess those days are over. I looked over the picture Ninja found and linked of the high-speed LTC and his wife. They are both white as humans come. I suspect they have a long, white pedigree. I would love to hear the conversation when their… Read more »

Anonymous

When it comes to who’s banging their teenage daughter, everyone’s racist. Guaranteed.

Poetrooper

Non-white kids?

Well it could be worse.

Their parents could be enlisted…

MK75Gunner

For those that will say that Human Events is “right wing” media, just know this; since this story broke his twitter account went to “tweets protected” then to being deleted. Now if you have nothing to hide and you’re so convinced of your positions and the things you believe as being on the right side of history, why hide and then delete your social media?

ninja

Public Information.

Dude’s name is Andrew Monroe Rhodes.

Graduated from West Point, Class of 2004 as an Infantry Officer.

Born and possibly raised in North Carolina (possibly around the Fort Bragg area). Was once a North Carolina Registered Voter with no party affliation.

Spouse claims she was once an Army Paratrooper.

Green Thumb

He looks very familiar.

I bet I crossed paths with him at some point. TRADOC maybe? Unsure.

ninja

GT:

Some of his previous assignments include the XVIII Airborne Corps, the 82nd, 3rd ID, the Pentagon…perhaps you ran into or worked with him at Bragg, Stewart, the Beltway?

ninja

GT: From the linked article I provided: “Andrew (Dru) Rhodes is an active duty Army CSL-select lieutenant colonel currently serving as an exchange officer and Brigade Mission Command Chief at the Combat Training Centre in Australia. He commanded a mechanized company in the 3rd Infantry Division and served as an airborne battalion S3 and brigade combat team S3 in the 82nd Airborne Division, Additionally, Dru served on the Joint Staff J5 and in the Chief… Read more »

ninja

Correction.

Alyson Sobon Rhodes.

According to this 2006, Alyson and Andrew served together in Iraq with the 82nd. She was identified as an Army Medic…don’t know if she was enlisted:

https://www.poconorecord.com/article/20061105/NEWS/611050313

She now teaches yoga and medidation.

Green Thumb

We have definitely crossed paths, that’s for sure.

May not have met, but he damn sure looks familiar.

Anonymous

He probably fraternized her all night long in Iraq… nice “It’s good the be the King!” example he set.

ninja

And then there is this: “Research Article in Medical Journal Describes Whiteness as ‘Malignant, Parasitic-Like Condition'” https://www.newsweek.com/research-article-medical-journal-describes-whiteness-malignant-parasitic-like-condition-1599129 “A research aticle published last month in the Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association called whiteness “a malignant, parasitic-like condition.” That description, along with other language in the article, has caused public anger, and the backlash against the author was evident on social media.” “The article, titled On Having Whiteness, was written by Dr. Donald Moss, a white… Read more »

ninja

Before you know it, the White House will be renamed and painted a different color.

You watch.

Our society saids it is OK to have a Black Entertainment Network or an organization named Black Lives Matter,but heaven forbid if we use the word “White”…(sarc on)

🤔

The Other Whitey

An Army officer in the fine traditions of Bob (master)Bateman, William Calley, and our very own Lars.

It is said that “male feminists” are mostly rapists trying to hide in plain sight, and there’s plenty of examples to support this. Makes me wonder what skeletons this asshole is trying to cover up with this overcompensating crap. I’ll bet there’s photos somewhere out there of “Dru”pulling some Ralph Northam-esque stunts.

Fyrfighter

Sounds very much like the husband of one of my fathers daughters (I claim no relation to them now that they’ve become leftist tools). “he” apparently has the same stupid “he/him” shit on his facebook.. Though he was just a telephone repairman in the airforce.. and shits on his oath daily from the posts I’ve seen.. Fuck em one and all

SFC D

I’ve seen this movie before. I once had an incoming battalion CSM (a black female) whose first words to the assembled battalion were “My husband is white. Does anyone have a problem with that?” Frankly, nobody really cared who she was married to. But it set a very bad tone for the rest of her tenure. Black female Soldiers could do no wrong. Racism and sexism come in all colors and genders.

Green Thumb

Yep.

The Masons.

Poetrooper

“Black female Soldiers could do no wrong.”

And ol’ Poe suspects not a single one of those black female soldiers took advantage of that Get-Out-of-Jail-Free Card, right?

SFC D

I know one did, without a doubt. SGT, eligible for promotion, I wouldn’t send her to the board, and had tons of documentation. CSM ripped me up and down, tells me the Army promotions are based on “potential”. My response was that this Soldier isn’t even showing “potential@ for their current rank. She’s suddenly selected to be the CSM’s driver. Shortly after that, she’s wearing SSG rank. And nobody recalls her making a promotion board… Read more »

Anonymous

One guess…

SFC D

Possibly… but it was the same female CSM as in my previous post.

Anonymous

Well, less likely… but my mind’s in the gutter anyway, so that’s cool.

tom reynolds

If he wasn’t white they would make this delusional moron Secretary of the Army.

Smitty

Did you catch Psaka when asked why Biden omitted Normandy from his speech on 6-6 ?(which was about a race riot 100 years ago) She said he respects those men and w..(almost said women) who stormed the beaches that day. Maybe he realized most were the dreaded white males he constantly blames for all evil.

11B-Mailclerk

Psaki Hack

UpNorth

Hackey Psaki?

Ex-PH2

“If you’re a white male, you are part of the problem,” Rhodes reportedly said. – article

OH, God, please give me a baseball bat, a posthole digger, and about 15 minutes out behind the manure pile with this piece of s**t.

He IS The Problem, not just part of it.

Do you think he likes black cats? Or is he a species prejudiced sludgewad as well?

Ex-PH2

Anyone besides me wonder how these jerks might react if they were informed of the all-black tanker crews who fought their asses off in Europe during WWII?

ninja

A very interesting 6 June 2021 article from the National Review. Well worth the read with the possibility of being a topic for TAH discussion if Admin thinks that it may draw interest and comments. BTW, the author, “Robert M. Berg” is actually a Pen Name for “an Active Duty Combat-Arms Officer, a Commissioned Officer of 20-plus years” who was an Enlisted Infantryman for three years prior to that. He served all over the world,… Read more »

MustangCryppie

We need to get back to our simple mission of putting hot lead on hostile targets.

I saw all this crap starting years back when recruiting commercials focused on humanitarian missions. They were all about being an NGO and not a fighting force.

When you recruit people based on that, you end up with Nicky New Guys who are shocked when the DI talks about killing the enemy.

President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH Neanderthal B Woodman Domestic Violent Extremist SuperStraight

Kill the enemy and break their toys.

“War. War never changes.” –Fallout

KoB

We need “Robert M. Berg” to help us get rid of the “Borg”. I WILL Resist…I WILL NOT be assimilated. Anybody know where I can cash in my “White Privilege” Card? It doesn’t seem to have done me much good. I do have a hill, worth dying for, that I’ve worked all my life for, so there is that. I’m willing to die to keep it. Question is, are they willing to die trying to… Read more »

ninja

This is going to get very interesting considering what happened to LTC Matthew Lohmeir:

“Republicans Back ‘Hero’ Space Force Commander Fired For Speaking Out Against ‘Marxism’ In Military: Lt Col. Matthew Lohmeier Was Relieved Of Duty For Comments About Marxism and Critical Race Theory In The Military”

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/space-force-commander-matthew-lohmeier-fired-marxism-critical-race-theory

Poetrooper

Anyone here share ol’ Poe’s suspicion that this whole movement within our military may be part of a longer term leftist strategy to make military service so unpleasant and intolerable for the currently-predominant, conservative white males that they leave in droves and are replaced by progressive whites like this colonel and people of color? The goal of course being to remake the services, whose current political reliability is suspect, into a force that could be… Read more »

Anonymous

A bunch of dopes who’d shoot Americans for benefits and job security like the PLA would? Has crossed my mind Democrats might want that.

Fyrfighter

Sadly that seems to no longer be a hidden agenda, but rather one that’s coming right to the front. They no longer try even a little to hide that this is their intent. This will NOT end well

Hate_me

I think it was Fehrenbach who wrote of the long game the communists are playing. My copy was stolen by a junior NCO a few years back (I’m proud of him), so I can’t look it up.

To think it ended with Korea or Vietnam is epitomized by the idea that the issue is black and white.

ninja

In case anyone is interested, there is a picture of Major Dru Rhodes with his wife Alyson Sobon Rhodes at a 508th
PIR (Fort Bragg) event:

https://www.508pir.org/events/ff_reunions/reunion_10/ff_reunion_10_05b.htm

ninja

If you go to this link, you will see a picture of Rhodes posing with CSM Decker:

https://www.508pir.org/newsline/news_hq1/events/news_hq1_events_04.htm

USAFRetired

WTF is the gong he’s wearing around his neck?

ninja

USAFRetired:

I think it is The Order of Saint Maurice:

https://infantryassn.com/awards/

SFC D

Maurice? I thought he was the Space Cowboy, The Gangster of Love…

ninja

“Cause I speak of the pompatus of love…”

😂🤣😅😆😉😎🎵🎶

Good one, SFC D…Good One!!!

rgr769

Well this sumbitch looks like a Maurice.

USAF RET

So, driving onto Eglin AFB I see a huge billboard with the shadow of an Airman in uniform in front of a rainbow flag…..thought WTF? then saw this: NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSEPH R. BIDEN JR., President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and the laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim June 2021 as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer Pride Month. I… Read more »

ninja

So…. Do you think CNN or the Army Times will do a story about the LTC? Just imagine if the LTC had said “If you are a Black Male, you are part of the problem…” Or: “If you are a White Female/Black Female, you are part of the problem…” Subsitute “White” with Hispanics, Asians,etc..same with “Male” with “Female”.. Bet if he did that, CNN, MSNBC, Joy Reid and Al Sharpton would be all over the… Read more »

Wireman611

I’m sure that this LTC would gladly volunteer for the new version of the SS that is sure to be formed by this administration.

Devtun

The Bn command screening board hit a whopper of a home run here.

ninja

Dude has 17 years in the Army (West Point Graduate, Class of 2004, born 1981).

Have this strong feeling he will NOT be selected for O6/Full Bird.

Additionally, he may not even complete his Battalion Command.

Complete lack of judgment on his part.

Wonder if West Point or even Lloyd Austin (Class of 1975) is cringing?

Fyrfighter

Ninja,

If Austin is cringing, it’s only because the Lt. Col said out loud what was supposed to be kept quiet.

ninja

Fyrfighter:

You NAILED it!

I hope you and TOW are not going thru this within your occupation.

Fyrfighter

Thanks Ninja.

I have dealt with this in the past, but thankfully, my current Chiefs don’t play this crap. They are truly high speed / low drag.

HMCS(FMF) ret

Yep…

ninja

Dude not not only wiped his Twitter account clean, but also his Facebook.

Wonder Why?

😉😎

ninja

His wife, Alyson Sobon Rhodes, still has her Facebook up, but it looks as if it too is being scrubbed.

Wonder Why?

😉😎

MK75Gunner

Well obviously they’re showing the courage of their convictions…./s

HMCS(FMF) ret

Social media takes down another assclown?

Prior Service

I guess I did BN CMD all wrong. Two years of treating everybody equally, challenging people to do their best, high gunnery scores in the DIV, and clearing out the deadwood that no NCO could fix, while creating lethal squads, platoons and companies and destroying the OPFOR at NTC wasn’t enough. Hmm. Live and learn, I guess.

SFC D

What in the hell were you thinking, Sir?

Anonymous

What, you didn’t bang female subordinates, give top-block evals to you drinkin’ buddies and punish only people you didn’t like for petty things? Shame!

HMCS(FMF) ret

Don’t forget about looking at pron on govmint computers… everyone knows that the guys at the head shed do that stuff.

USMCMSgt (Ret)

That actually reminds me of when the story broke about Gen Petraeus’ affair with his biographer, which most likely started when he was the ISAF Commander in Afghanistan. One colleague, a retired Colonel, seemed to defend his actions by adding to the discussion by saying, “Well, we all know some things happen the further away you get from the flagpole.” My response was along the lines of: “Yeah. No. Fuck that. As the CG of… Read more »

ninja

On the 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment Facebook, they referenced and honored a Vietnam Medal of Honor Recepient, Frankie Z. Molnar. Did I tell you that SSG Molnar, COMPANY B, 1ST BATTALION, 8TH INFANTRY, 4TH INFANTRY DIVISION, was White when he gave his life? Oh, I forgot. Because SSG Molnar was a White Male, he was part of the problem. Pound Sand, Andrew Monroe Rhodes. https://www.cmohs.org/recipients/frankie-z-molnar “For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the… Read more »

ninja

Shared with me by a fellow Soldier:

“It is sad…and ironic since the Army led the cultural changes in the 1950s with integration.”

Nailed It!

CCO

Is this the IG’s office? I’d like to report an Equal Opportunity violation.

ninja

I was able to pull up his Twitter account via Archives.

Hope it works for you all.

Here is the link:

https://archive.ph/2021.06.05-045624/https://mobile.twitter.com/drurho

He wrote this on his Twitter account:

“Social media drives change in the Army. Don’t believe me? The proof isn’t hard to find.”

ninja

Here is another one where he addresses UCMJ:

https://archive.li/CumFg

Hope the link works.

ninja
ninja

He also wrote this on his now deleted Twitter account:

“Teaching the Army Values is NOT ENOUGH to increase diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity in the Army. We’re ignoring the problem. This is why VetBros, Goons, & some leaders say, “We’re all the same. We all bleed green.” We’re not all the same. We need to talk about it.”

ninja

Hope this works:

https://archive.li/ylt5A

Anonymous

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Anonymous

Yeah, it’s not like that have to beat guys who’re training hard to kill them or anything. (Oh, wait… )

Anonymous

This SNAG (sensitive new age guy) is commanding infantry? Did we suddenly get a nation-wide loss of testosterone or is it just him?

HMCS(FMF) ret

The missus gives him a thrice daily soi enema to keep his manliness in check.

ninja

“If you don’t like how woke the army is getting then get the f!k out of it”:

https://twitter.com/_Deadplate/status/1402411709726294016/photo/2

Anonymous

Jeez, did he walk away or run after he said that?! (That is inflammatory.)

Poetrooper

Well that fits right in with ol’ Poe’s theory…

ninja

“Human Events Uncovers Deleted Archive of Woke Commander’s Tweets” https://humanevents.com/2021/06/10/human-events-uncovers-deleted-archive-of-woke-commanders-tweets/ “As recently reported by Human Events News, a battalion commander by the name of Andrew Rhodes is on a mission to infect the army with woke fever.” “Rhodes, commander of the 1-8 Infantry – “Fighting Eagles,” ran a private, “woke,” left-wing Twitter account under the name “Dru.” “Rhodes tweeted repeatedly that he supported military leaders using social media. He promptly deleted his account once Human… Read more »

KoB

We DO have the very best ninjas. Git ’em! The inherwebz ARE forever…gabn/rtr/hbtd Been busy as an Auburn Tiger trying to avoid the Rolling Tide checking all these linkys you have provided for us. Thank You! This twerp should be branded as a RAYYYCCIISS and drummed out of the Army. As pointed out above, if he had of used any other race, gender, ect he’d be toast by now. As it is, he’ll be fast… Read more »

ninja

“Cow College Collectables”….

🤣🤣😅😆😊🤣😅😗😂🤣😅😆!!!!!!!

gabn/hbtd/rtr

President Elect Toxic Deplorable Racist SAH Neanderthal B Woodman Domestic Violent Extremist SuperStraight

Andrew “Dru” Rhodes ………….interesting………VERRRY interesting…………I wonder if he is related, in any way, shape, or form, to Cecil Rhodes, of South Africa fame. From wikipedia (and we can ALL trust wiki, because it’s on the internet, don’cha’know). If a relationship can be shown & proved, then “Dru” is a FINE one to be talking about white males being a problem. BUT, in the time honored tradition of military everywhere, everywhen, when an officer has disgraced… Read more »

Not sure about ol’ Dru being of Cecil’s loins, but here’s another Rhodes Scholar (that got kicked out of there, something that’s hard to do) that is rumored to be. “I did not have seegar with that woman!”

https://rense.com/politics6/rhodes.htm

ninja

rgr1480:

Did you ever participate in Balikatan or Cobra Gold?

ninja

Check out the 50 seconds Black and White video that the Sergeant Major of the Army just posted on his Twitter account:

“This is your Army. #JoinUs”

https://mobile.twitter.com/16thSMA

Anonymous

“Be All That You Can Be” was better.

ninja

My favorite has always been “Hey, 1SG…Morning!” featuring the ole famous Gama Goat (ask Claw about ordering Class IX parts for that vehicle and I do believe sj rode in one as well?)

😎😉

😎😉

Anonymous

Yes. “We do more before 9am than most people do all day!”

sj

“…and I do believe sj rode in one as well?)” Why yes I did back at Fortress Bragg in my white name tape fatigues. Not very far though because they never ran long enough to go very far. But we had parts on order so the CMMI team was happy.

Claw

“never ran long enough to go very far.”/s That is if you could ever get one of those POS’s three cylinder engine to start and make a charge. Don’t know why, but here 50 years later I still have the FSNs (2920-491-0134) for the starter and the Generator (2920-909-2483) still running around in my brain cavity.

Anyway, had a Kill Frost yet this morning in my AO.)

ninja

While on active duty and before we retired, the ninja family worked with Lloyd Austin when he was on active duty as an O6 and O7. We are so disappointed in him. He is not the same Lloyd Austin we knew. So sad on what he has become. “Cotton Presses Defense Secretary On ‘Anti-American Indoctrination’ As Austin Defends Diversity Push” https://www.foxnews.com/politics/cotton-defense-secretary-anti-american-indoctrination-austin-diversity “We ought to look like the America we support and defend, and senior leadership… Read more »

Mustang Major

Lieutenant Colonel Andrew “Dru” Rhodes’ antics just earned a mention on Tucker Carlson a few minutes ago.

Shit storm brewing…

ninja

I knew it, I knew it, I knew it!

Hope the DruMeister gets MORE exposure…in a NEGATIVE way…so negative that his Chain of Command will be embarassed and humilated.

As a reminder Monday, 14 June, is the Army’s Birthday. Sadly, my beloved Army is being destroyed, especially by those WHO NEVER SERVED.

We are becoming the laughing stock of the world.

Anonymous

Chicoms and the Russkies are sure happy about it.

rgr769

Douchenozzels like this convince me I made the right decision when I resigned my RA commission. These effing SJW Progs are hell bent on destroying every institution in this, the greatest nation ever conceived. They might as well have promoted LT Rapone to LTC. God help us if we ever have to fight another shooting ground war with actual combat arms.

Anonymous

“Tucker Carlson Responds to Army Battalion Commander Who Claimed White People are ‘Part of the Problem’,” by Charles Creitz, Fox News, 10 Jun 2010
https://www.foxnews.com/media/tucker-carlson-pentagon-commander-white-people-problem

mmcm(sw)nuc

I remember when…a long time ago…I was counseling a young sailor who had his head up his ass.
He finally looked at me and said….
“You are just talking to me like this because I’m black.”
I leaned forward, look him right in the eye and said:
“What makes you think I am white??”
“Get your attitude straight and do your job.”
“There is no color in my Navy or in my life.”

SFC_K

11B-Mailclerk

At some point, folks need to remember the serviceman’s active, affirmative, do-your-utmost duty to stop mutiny.