China targets U.S. Military and veterans for exploitation

| September 9, 2023

The Chinese military is trying to get international firms, working in China, to look for and gain recruits with U.S. and NATO experience in specialties that could help the Chinese military. They look for veterans with expertise to provide training, while under employment contract, to individuals these veterans would not realize are related to the Chinese military. The Chinse Communist Party is hoping that they could trick NATO military veterans to provide training to the Chinese military.

From Fox News:

“By essentially training the trainer, many of those who accept contracts with these foreign companies are eroding our national security, putting the very safety of their fellow servicemembers and the country at risk,” Brown wrote in the memo, which was first reported by the Washington Post. He encouraged service members to safeguard “our national defense information” even after they leave the armed forces.

A special agent with the Air Force Office of Special Investigation told the Washington Post that China has attempted to exploit Americans through job offers that can appear innocuous. U.S. pilots and other veterans with a wealth of expertise may be approached directly at defense industry events and offered roles where their expertise is needed. The official cited former aerospace ground equipment maintainers and landing-signals officers as examples — jobs which require specialized knowledge to handle equipment and guide pilots and their aircraft to safety, the report said.

But behind these job offers are private companies that are either controlled by the Chinese government or contract with the Chinese Communist Party, according to officials. These entities seek consultants, advisers and trainers who will share their knowledge on the job and unknowingly feed it directly to the Chinese military.

U.S. officials are concerned that service members may be hesitant to leave their jobs even after they discover the connection to China.

“We want to make sure that people understand: If it looks too good to be true, it probably is,” the official told the Washington Post. They called the exploitation campaign “insidious.”

Fox News provides the rest of the story, and the Department of the Air Force memo on this topic, at this link.

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If they’re paying the President’s son, it’s okay though. Right?

Asking for a friend.


*Asking for a friend in DC.


It is ok. Just spit some paint on some paper and sell it for $750,000. They expect nothing in return.

A Proud Infidel®™

AS LONG AS “The Big Guy” gets his kickback!!!


Wonder when folks are going to realize that everything in Communist China is controlled by the CCP? And that every product purchased made in China enriches the CCP whose stated purpose and ultimate goal is world domination. Gotta wonder, too, when the Global Elitists that have sold out for the Almighty profit to the ChiComs will have any regrets just before they are executed by the very ones they sold out to.

The ChiComs are teaching their kids advanced STEM and how to handle crew served weapons while we are teaching ours how to hate America.

Toss the ChiComs out of America and remove any manufacturing we have there the hell out. They are not our friends.



And everything in the CCP is controlled by Xi Jinping.


But but but I was told China isn’t communist!


More techno-totalitarianism these days.


Perhaps? (You know how Xi is about Lebensraum… )
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Money talks…


Good point fm2176. As you posted “Money Talks”. I hope and pray any vets do their due diligence on any company wanting to hire them.

Something else. How many Meal Team Six posers will go for the cash? At least until they are found out and we never find them again.


If only Bernath were still alive…he missed his calling


Lead photo… I was going to be at work at least 12 hours.


“…and landing-signals officers as examples…”

What’s the big deal? There is a lot of civilian demand for the expertise in landing aircraft on aircraft carriers, not to mention the demand by our allies like Montenegro.


And one more thing. we can surely count on the patriotism, sacrifice, and dedication to serving their own country (that should be the US) to prevent those veterans from disclosing vital information that would be detrimental to the US and the safety of their fellow patriots.

Prior Service

Example #2384 why China sucks. Completely unable to develop pretty much anything beyond firecrackers by themselves. Typical Chinese should be embarrassed by their nation’s abject failure to do anything without copying.

A Proud Infidel®™

I wish APL and its minions upon them.


I better update my LinkedIn.

…frurent in stereotypicrul Chinrees accent…


The ultimate bait and switch, brought to you by Winnie the Pooh.

Look up “The Nevernight Connection” on youtube.


F* da Chicoms!
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