William McRaven is responsible for you taking your shoes off at airport security

William McRaven is responsible for you taking your shoes off at airport security
William McRaven is responsible for you taking your shoes off at airport security
I think my proudest achievement probably aren’t the missions that are going to go down in history book and my proudest achievement, frankly as having the opportunity to lead the great men and women of this nation after 9/11, the things they did single night we’re just incredibly heroic And they will never make the history books, but if everything I did just my my time with those young men and women and that’s what makes me the Provost the humanity aspect of it wrong all the seals. They are, you know, they’re their brothers, their fathers and their sons, and they have a sense of humanity that I think sometimes gets overshadowed in the movie. The movie tends to portray them as these. You know six foot, two men of of Steel, that have no emotions that are steely-eyed killers and the fact of the matter is not just the seals, but all of the soldiers sailors. So I know you know there. They’Re human beings, just like the rest of us on February 17th, the president said the news media is the enemy of the American people, the news media, the enemy of the American people. This sentiment may be the greatest threat to democracy in my lifetime, but I do feel that way, but I made those comments to the school of Journalism University of Texas. There was a part 2 to it as well, and the part 2 was absolutely the American Press. Is critical to this Republican and I do believe that when you undermine the American press that you are undermining, one of those are found National institutions of this nation. However, I also told that they checked their sources, but I still feel strongly that calling the American Media in the American press, the enemy of the American people, is one of the greatest threats to our democracy. In my lifetime security clearance, but for his entire career, he served eight different presidents he’s very a political and John need to be threatened by the president of the United States to have a security clearance so withdrawn. Well, the shoe bomber came up on our scope and I was down in the situation room talking to the explosives expert over who informed me that the time that yes, indeed, the bomb could have, could have gone off in context. The course we didn’t know whether Richard Reed was a one-off. There was a sensitive, but what if this is larger effort? What if there are Richard reads at every airport, so I made a call to General Downey, William Downie, who I work, for he was up at Air Force, One up in Air Force, One and I said, sir, and I think we need to check everybody going through Security and have them take their shoes off. I also unfortunately made the recommendation that we should check laptops as well, because I was concerned that you can put Demolition and laptops now, I’m hoping somebody else takes credit for. I started after a conversation with myself and the and the explosives expert over the FAA
Admiral McRaven is the man who got Osama bin Laden and Captain Phillips. He wants you to make your bed… and take your shoes off for airport security

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