As we can all expect during an election year, or leading up to an election year, political spin will be attached to most any and all things that the Nation executes successfully.
Many have harbored ill feelings toward the current administration’s grand standing, and taking credit for a number of Special Operations Missions. From the disclosure of too many details regarding the raid on Osama Bin Laden, to the leaks of the STUXNET operation, this Administration in particular has been accused of using these successful operations as reason to “Gloat” for lack of a better term at the cost of future intelligence gathering opportunities and direct operations.
Well, some Special Forces Operators, including Navy SEALs, have chosen to not sit idly by. They have begun to advance their cause via the web.
OPSEC is an organization mostly comprised of former and current SpecOps personnel who have organized a campaign to end (or greatly reduce) Politicians gaining clout on the backs of the Operators and the Operations they succeed at.
They have produced a 22 minute video challenging the Administration’s intelligence security, and the motivation behind the leaks that have compromised any number operations.
The Tailhook Association is not officially endorsing this organization or the claims it is making. I post this only as informative to create awareness as to what our Brothers in Arms are thinking… I’m sure many in this organization have shared similar thoughts and feelings. (In this generation as well as previous).