10 Jan '18, 9pm

Trump says no 'big-ass fight' looming, but top Marine disagrees

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump isn’t preparing for a “big-ass fight” for American military personnel overseas in the near future. On Wednesday, during a joint media appearance with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, Trump was asked by a Norwegian reporter about comments made by Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller during a visit to Norway’s Vaernes Garrison days before Christmas. In remarks reported by Military.com , Neller implored Marines on rotation in the country to be ready for a “big-ass fight” at all times. "I hope I’m wrong, but there’s a war coming,” Neller continued. “You’re in a fight here, an informational fight, a political fight, by your presence.” The comments drew quick clarification from Marine Corps officials, who said the goal was to inspire U.S. troops and did not refer to a specific threat. But they raised enough concerns to prompt a que...

Full article: https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2018...

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