There is no disputing that since Barack H. Obama became President of the United States, we have had as many ‘conspiracy theories’ about his intentions (be they good or bad) as the President has played rounds of golf.

The most recent allegation against Obama is an apparent military exercise beginning in July code-named “Operation Jade Helm”. This particular exercise is being widely reported as the ‘largest exercise’ to be held within the continental United States since World War II.

According to the Washington Post;

The mission is vast both geographically and strategically: Elite service members from four branches of the U.S. military will launch an operation this summer in which they will operate covertly among the U.S. public and travel from state to state in military aircraft. Texas, Utah and a section of southern California are labeled as hostile territory, and New Mexico isn’t much friendlier. Full WAPO Story

The Pentagon claims; this exercise blends ‘Special Forces’ troops amongst common civilian cities. This operation has been widely criticized by conservative groups and ‘our beloved Tin Foil Theorist’ (IE; Alex Jones Et-Al) as a prelude to martial law. Jade Helm 15 is apparently to be held across many of the Western States covering the Southwest and running into Colorado and Utah. Cities such Big Spring, Texas are supposed to be one of the ‘ground-zero’ communities for this operation.

A Reuters News Service article; broke the story yesterday that this operation has so alarmed conservatives that Texas Governor Greg Abbott has ordered the Texas State Guard to monitor the exercises being held on Texas soil.

This operation so frightened one of my closest friends, that he called me today. Let me first say this gentleman who called me today is a retired “Full Bird Colonel” from the Army and worked for many years in ‘Military Intelligence’. In other words, this fellow knows the military after 30 years, much better than most. As most of you know, I too am a Veteran of the United States Navy. I give you this brief resume for the following reasons.

The first red flag for Jade Helm for me was the inclusion of the Navy SEALS, Green Berets and the other elite units from the military. On the surface, this might not seem like a big deal, but my first question is ‘why do these elite units’ need to train in urban settings amongst civilian populations? 

The Navy SEALS train for years before becoming an actual SEAL. Part of that training is in ‘Urban Warfare’. They have some of the most sophisticated training exercises in some of the most sophisticated settings in all of the military. The Navy as with the Army have actually constructed cities and hire employees for these elite soldiers to train with and on. Why do they need to go to Big Spring or Colorado Springs or anywhere else for that matter?

One of the key remarks my ‘Colonel Friend’ made to me was his concern that this is totally against military policy. He explained that the military has ‘never’ trained in urban settings for a multitude of reasons. The first of which is; a local resident that doesn’t get the message that an ‘exercise’ is going on finds a couple of guys dressed in camouflage fatigues and heavily armed walking through their backyard or down the ally, he thinks WWIII has started and begins shooting at the soldiers. This is a very real concern for the military. The next on the list is flying helicopters in congested areas with many tall buildings, high tension wires, news helicopters and on the list goes with potential hazards. If something happens, the possibility of large suits is staggering. Can you imagine a Black Hawk crashing into a 50 story building in downtown Chicago?

The fact is; Operation Jade Helm 15 is real. It is being carried out at the direction of the Pentagon in which takes orders from Barack Obama. Now the question has to be asked “why” is Jade Helm happening in the format that it is? I personally do not have a problem with the military holding exercises for training. This is good! What I do have a problem with is; “why” are these exercises happening in urban areas and amongst civilian populations? My next questions is; “why” the Navy SEALS and Green Berets? These elite groups don’t need training in urban assault and warfare. This is what they are all specialist in, particularly in the last 15 or so years. These guys are pro’s at this type of warfare, why train in Big Spring? This to me brings about more concerning questions than answers.

I do want to offer up a couple of dots to see if anyone can connect them. 

1. We know the United States purchased hundreds of millions of rounds of ammunition over the last two years or so.

2. We have all seen the photo’s of stacks of mass casualty coffins staged around the nation.

3. We know that Obama fought to leave the borders open and purposefully allowed anyone and everyone to simply walk into America unencumbered. Who came in? What groups are they with and how many bad guys are here?

4. Does the government or is the government expecting something horrific in the near future on our soil and we are not being told about it?

5. Urban areas? Why is the military training in cities and towns across the Western States by groups within the military that specialize in urban warfare to begin with?

Are these dots connectable? Is there any connection to any of the above? I honestly don’t know. Anyone with a legitimate theory, please feel free to chime in. I would love to hear. Is this Tin Foil Hat theory, I honestly don’t know, but I do that this has created many more questions than answers.

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