Yesterday, at theWhite House.
No, He Wasn’t
THE PRESIDENT: General Ray Odierno served for 30 months in Iraq. He’s nominated to Vice Chairman of the Army.*
*Lieutenant General Odierno was nominated to be Vice Chief of Staff of the Army.
What’s Called The CERP Money
He is a straightforward fellow who gave me his candid advice on how best to proceed — not necessarily with troop levels because that study is going on now, but in making sure that we continue programs such as what’s called the CERP money. This is money for our commanders to make — to help these local folks rebuild and reconcile.
The US In Iraq: Snatching Defeat From The Jaws Of Victory!
And so, General, I want to thank you for your service. And I appreciate the fact that you really snatched defeat out of the jaws of those who are trying to defeat us in Iraq.