Mission Critical: Transatlantic Security and Diversity

The German Marshall Fund, October 29, 2013

October 29-30, 2013, Washington, DC, Congressional Visitors Center

Given rapid demographic change as well as advances in gender and LGBT equity and a new generation of veterans in NATO countries, it is a security imperative for military leaders to proactively advance diversity and inclusion (D&I) best practices. “Mission Critical: Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices for Militaries” will convene policymakers, D&I thought leaders and practitioners from the military, academia, private sector, media and think tanks in the United States and Europe to share best practices, offering practical approaches to strengthen security in an increasingly diverse world. This program will: seed a transatlantic community of shared interest to advance D&I best practices in militaries; strengthen the position of D&I on the national security agenda of the U.S. and European partners; highlight the corporate role in becoming global veteran employers of choice; develop a transatlantic cohort of rising young diverse military leaders with D&I expertise; and help to frame a transatlantic conversation about diversity and security for policymakers and publics in a positive and future oriented way.

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  • Puggg

    And will there be a competition to design the gayest looking Marine headwear?

    • I think there was a flap several years ago when some complete lunatic was paid as a consultant to design new US military uniforms. They looked even worse than the two on the right, if I remember correctly.

      While we’re busy making marines look aweful, why don’t we also produce the uniforms in pure synthetic? That way, in the event of shipboard fires, that garbage will melt right onto human skin. After all, the services have already ditched steel-toed boots, citing safety concerns that were utterly de-bunked on Mythbusters.

    • Homo_Occidentalis

      Quite sickening. It’s worth remembering that when the USMC took Iwo Jima in 1945, there was not a single negro in the corps. Our best days are far behind us.

      • Brian

        Major General Thomas Holcomb, Commandant of the Marines: “If it were a
        question of having a Marine Corps of 5,000 whites or 250,000 Negroes, I
        would rather have the whites.”

  • dd121

    Blacks were great as cooks and drivers. Not so much with fighting or operating high-tech equipment. Pure rhetorical nonsense.

    • Manaphy

      Whites are still better cooks and drivers than any Zulu can aspire to be.

      • Sick of it

        Black Southern women can cook pretty darn well. Or at least the older ones.

        • bigone4u

          Is that before or after they spit in your food. Jesse Jackson did, as you might recall.

          • Sick of it

            I’m referring to home-cooked food…which one does not obtain at a drive through.

        • Guest

          Mine is a damn good cook 🙂

        • Brian

          This is true. Credit where credit is due.

        • Jesse James

          My white Southern woman is a damned fine cook. I attribute the good cooking to the region as a whole not just to race – if you like southern cooking that is 🙂

          • Sick of it

            Someone was putting down black cooks. But even with white Southern women, the older ones tend to be the good cooks. You’re lucky to be married to a woman who can cook these days.

          • Southern cooking is excellent, especially Cajun! The only thing about it I don’t like is okra.

          • Jesse James

            We just got in a small argument about that the other day – I also dislike okra. When you see it fresh from the garden it is hard to understand how anyone decided to eat it for the first time. It is hairy – hairy? How is that good? If is full of seeds and when boiled the whole mess is disgusting. I can tolerate it when it is ground up and used to thicken soup stock but it bothers me.

    • Jesse James

      General Patton didn’t trust the black drivers of the Red Ball Express. He held an entire white infantry division (95th ID) out of combat for over a month and pulled all the men who could drive to supplement the logistics efforts. Patton believed that the blacks were heavily involved with the French gangsters who were running huge black market theft rings. An awful lot of supplies were just disappearing between the beachheads and the front lines.

      • dd121

        I’ve read several Patton biographies and don’t remember that being in there. Of course the non-PC has a way of getting edited out so I can believe the story.

        • Jesse James

          My grandfather was a Company Commander in that Division. I got the story straight from a table full of 95th Veterans (The Iron Men of Metz) at a reunion a few years ago. One of the vets was eating breakfast with me and said, “Hey Captain I got a story to tell you’ll never see in the history books.” There were four other vets at the table and they confirmed his claim. This was the point where the break out from Normandy had occurred but things had bogged down at the Moselle River, which unfortunately gave the Germans time to add to the fortifications around Metz. Patton needed gas and ammo more than he needed more soldiers to get the stalled attack moving again.

          • dd121

            Wow! What an interesting Patton vignette. Most of my WBTS ancestors were with the Missouri Partisans and rode at various times with Quantrill and Anderson. They were with the James’ at Laurence, Ks. Are you any relation or just and admirer?

          • Jesse James

            Just an admirer, I respect those men who weren’t ready to give up the fight. My southern family was mostly from Georgia and Virginia and they fought in the east.

          • Epiminondas

            Tragic that Patton and that generation did not understand that the Russians and their Bolshevik cousins in the USA were far more dangerous than those German panzer divisions. I wonder if they ever suspected.

          • Jesse James

            Actually Patton was trying to stop the final destruction of the German Army so it could be used against the Soviets – before the war even ended he realized the threat that the communists presented to a free Europe. Many people believe that he was assassinated because of his anti-Soviet beliefs.

          • Sick of it

            He was assassinated via an orchestrated car wreck followed by murder in the hospital. These days most folks can be taken out of the picture through a car accident alone, especially since they can be hacked remotely.

          • It is impossibly to hack a vehicle with all-analog components and a carbureted (rather than EFI) engine.

  • The U.S. Military is now at war with hetero White America.

    • joesolargenius

      Question. The U.S. Military is now at war with Hetero White America
      Answer. No they are not ,but the Socialist Democrats are !

    • Sick of it

      Obviously. Which is why the government is planning a shut down the grid exercise for November. Honestly, what possible good reason would there to be to shut down a large portion of our electrical grid (or maybe the whole thing, you can’t trust these people)?

      • Jesse James

        You are right Sick you just can’t trust the government anymore. Everything they do has to be watched, it is the real meaning of “fundamental transformation”. It means you can take nothing for granted, everything this administration does is aimed at destroying the historic American nation and replacing it with a system that is a communist negation of our traditional system.

  • JohnEngelman

    Diversity of race and national origin is fine. Diversity of IQ is not. We still need intelligent people in demanding professions.

    • Dithyrambs

      Uh, no, diversity of IQ within a population is natural. Cramming a ton of high IQ people in a country regardless of natural origin is a stupid idea and does not occur in nature. They are going to have different desires and goals and the result is not strength, just a rat race to see who can support who’s ethnicity first.

      This is why we frequently hear of Chinese in sensitive positions that become spies and technology thieves. They do not sympathize with their high IQ White colleagues; they still support the land of the Hans: China.

      White America did not need other races to become the most powerful and scientifically advanced nation on earth. The influx of other races, regardless of IQ, has coincided with a decline in American status and (ironically) a decrease in IQ.

      • Spartacus

        When America was over 90% White, it put a man on the moon. Today it has tons of diversity, and it can’t even maintain it’s infrastructure .

        • GM (Australia)

          I will repeat a “funny” I posted some time ago; To get funding NASA is proposing a “Mosque on the Moon” vision!

          • I believe a few years ago, NASA officials really were blathering that Islam had become “mission critical” to them, so this wasn’t really just a joke on your part.

            I once wondered whether these politicized dorks have any idea how stupid the drivel coming out of their mouths sounds, but I have since realized that it doesn’t matter whether they realize it, because they simply do not care.

          • Rhialto

            They care about their well paying jobs, and lush retirements.

        • joesolargenius

          They deleted my comments about the LGBT recruits as well as your reply, this is the second time they have done this to us both , the first time was when I said the Rockafellers were worth a half a trillion dollars and you replied to me.

          • Sick of it

            Ahh but the Rockefellers have effective control over multiple trillions. And sadly that’s going by a book from the 1970s.

  • borogirl54

    The military is being selective about who it recruits and who it allows to stay in. I read an article the other day about people in the military who are getting liposuction so that they meet the body fat requirements to stay in the military. The military does not pay for this, the soldiers have to pay for it on their own. The US military has been plagued by young people who are overweight, did not finish school and/or have a criminal record. The military will only accept a GED recipient if they score well above the norm and any waivers would have to be given for those with a criminal record.

    • A criminal waiver can NOT be given if the prospective recruit is still on any sort of supervision: i.e. probation or parole.

    • IKantunderstand

      The real problem is that as this country becomes more divided by people from EVERY ethnic background that exists on the face of the Earth, and as those same people are encouraged to maintain a connection with their “home” country, their commitment to being an “American” is suspect. Look at all the Chinese spies. Look at the Muslims in the military. At this point in time, I don’t think any White person should serve in the military of this failed, anti-White country.

  • NorthernWind

    The future of the US army = defeating opposing armies by having them collapse in a fit of laughter.

  • bigone4u

    Every other institution in US society has been pushed into the toilet by diversity, so why would anyone think the military would be excluded. Our enemies who are not impressed by social engineering are going to have a good time one day at the expense of our leaders. When the nukes go off, I hope the White House and Congress are ground zero.

  • Spartacus

    Use your superior White intelligence to help found a new White nation in north America, and things like this will stop happening .

  • Luca

    The insanity is now at a fever pitch. I can no longer read these Diversity articles without vomiting. They use the same subliminal programming phrases over and over again and treat this as the very highest of prioities.

    If a Regiment of Afghan jihadists parachuted onto the White House lawn they would not let that interrupt the Army from continuing a Diversity training session.

  • Sick of it

    Some enlist because it’s one of the few places still hiring.

  • IKantunderstand

    On the other hand, why don’t we White countries just hoist the rainbow flag and surrender.

  • JDInSanD

    What does she mean by “a new generation of veterans in NATO countries?”

    • Jesse James

      NATO has been involved in Afghanistan I believe since 2003. I imagine just about every NATO country has rotated troops through the country in a variety of missions.

  • M.

    “… strengthen security in an increasingly diverse world.”

    Actually, the world has always been this diverse. What they mean by that is, “increasingly bastardized White countries.”

  • Chris Granzow XI

    It’s no wonder that the majority of western european nations want to abandon this entire “North Atlantic” concept and just join together with the rest of white europe.

  • Drew

    A long time ago I qualified with the M16 in the military. I went to the area where we were to wait and found that one white guy had finished qualifying before I did. As I sat there, the area began filling up with guys that had qualified. Then the real waiting began. Getting hungry, I went up to the road and asked what was going on. Someone yelled out, “Its the blacks. They can’t qualify their weapons.”

    • 48224

      I had a similar experience. All the black guys had real problems hitting the Bull’s eye. A General got into trouble a few years back for “accidently telling the truth” (I love that phrase). The General said blacks couldn’t shoot or swim. I think he had to resign….that was about 10-15 years ago. Today, I guess they’d hang the general for saying such things. LOL To find the article Google: “Commandant Of Marine Corps Doesn’t Mince Words — Mundy’s Comments: Wonderfully Blunt Or Just Insensitive?”

    • Luca

      Have some sympathy for those poor challenged blacks. A rifle is a very high tech, complex mechanism. You have to load the magazine, aim, hold your breath release the safety and squeeze the trigger. It’s not as easy as one of their inventions like the spear.

      They are still trying to master English, give them a few more centuries of evolution and training and I’m sure they’ll get the hang of it.

  • MBlanc46

    Will the insanity never end?

    • ms_anthro

      Not until we end it.

      • MBlanc46

        Yes, you’re right.

  • Extropico

    Good news for all diversity enthusiasts. The new Marine uniform will be equipped with optional strap-on accessories for cohabitation enhancement. Those not wishing to use the equipment will need a mental health evaluation stating that the refusal to use was not based on any unlawful thought crime.

  • Jesse James

    The problem is that if whites STOP enlisting in large numbers then the military will be majority minority and will be much easier to use against us. At least now they can’t trust the mostly white combat arms troops to use force against their own people.

    • ms_anthro

      The more incompetent our military is, the better. There’s no question that it will someday be used against us, so let’s take solace in the fact that it’s becoming increasingly feminized and worthless.

    • Brian

      Except they’ll have the incompetence of the minorities to deal with.

  • Jesse James

    You hit the nail on the head.

  • Rhialto

    I was about to post the same idea.

    • Epiminondas

      Precisely. That is the idea. Republicans like the Bush family have been (and still are) too stupid to see the trap being laid.

  • 48224

    Having been in the military I am convinced that blacks will ruin it the way they ruined the neighborhoods, schools, public transportation in Detroit, Highland Park, Cleveland, East St. Louis, Pontiac, and Flint. Why would I think anything else????

  • Snowhitey

    Only a global government would need an army inclusive of all the globe’s people. Goodbye sovereignty, hello dictatorship!

  • MekongDelta69

    This is the site of the original article:
    http://www[dot]nationalreview[dot]com/corner/362539/pentagons-chief-personnel-and-readiness-officer-diversity-and-inclusion-critical#!

    And this is the first sentence:
    “Jessica L. Wright, the acting under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, said today that the Defense Department must maintain its commitment to diversity and inclusion, which contribute to mission success.”

    Of course – another feminazi in charge.

    And this was my comment under that article:
    Let NoBama join the Pink Berets.
    If we had this insanity in Vietnam, I would NEVER have volunteered for SpecOps – or anything else for that matter.

  • The Final Solution

    Looks like Uncle Sambo is looking for a few not-so-good men. Like the noble black cop with dreads that shot himself in the leg during a school presentation right after he just got done saying “I’m the only one in this room professional enough to operate a firearm”. You can’t even make this stuff up. Look that one up – it’s gut busting stuff.

  • Brian

    (D&I) best practices = eviction.

  • That equation works in both directions. Whites will be much less likely to take prisoners, and much more likely to use weapons of mass-destruction against people who look and behave nothing like us.

    If someone wants a nuclear civil war, they’re going about it in exactly the right way.