US President Donald Trump during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq in 2018. File photo: AFP US President Donald Trump during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq in 2018. File photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq in 2018. File photo: AFP

How Donald Trump and his generals fell out of love

  • Critics say Trump has used the military as a prop and purposefully undermined Pentagon efforts to remain apolitical
  • This month Trump, who never served in the military, had to battle a report he referred to dead American soldiers as ‘losers’ and ‘suckers’

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US President Donald Trump during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq in 2018. File photo: AFP US President Donald Trump during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq in 2018. File photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump during an unannounced trip to Al Asad Air Base in Iraq in 2018. File photo: AFP
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