During his brief visit to Iraq today drumpf manage to reveal the identity of a covert Seal Team deployed there, information that is usually carefully guarded.
“President Donald Trump and the White House communications team revealed that a U.S. Navy SEAL team was deployed to Iraq after the president secretly traveled to the region to meet with American forces serving in a combat zone for the first time since being elected to office…
Malcolm Nance, a former U.S. Navy intelligence specialist with experience in Iraq told Newsweekon Wednesday that posting the video was a break from traditional procedures that are usually strictly enforced and designed to safeguard the identities of U.S. special operation forces, especially when deployed to a combat zone.
“Operational security is the most important aspect of personnel deployments. The real names, faces, and identities, of personnel involved in special operations or activities, are usually a closely held secret in a combat zone,” Nance said. “Revealing them casually, through an unusual media exposure even if it’s the commander in chief, would prove a propaganda boom if any of this personnel are detained by a hostile government or captured by a terrorist group. There would be no denying who you are and what you do.”
Contacted by Newsweek, the Pentagon referred questions to the White House communications team.”
You can find the relevant info about these men in the link article or a drumpf’s Twitter feed, but I won’t make DKos a party to this security breach.
I’m sure Isis in Iraq would love to read about it….