Michèle Flournoy quoted in Yahoo News article, “Former Pentagon Officials Blast Trump for Politicizing the Military”
“’Trump has constantly tried to use the military as a political prop,’ said Michèle Flournoy, former undersecretary of defense for policy under Obama, citing, among other examples, the president’s interference in the military justice system to pardon two convicted war criminals and his decision to prevent the Navy from punishing a third — Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher.
“Flournoy… is not shy about what she thinks is needed to right the ship. ‘The way it can be repaired is by having a new set of leaders,’ she said. ‘If we had four more years of this, then you’d have damage that would be tough to repair…'”