Throughout his time in office, Obama has actively worked to attract more Muslims to join the Military and Pentagon – the former officially having 4500 Muslims, the Pentagon stated back in 2014. The number of Muslims in the Pentagon hasn’t been released.
“Our nation and our entire military family remain stronger because of the service and sacrifice of people of all faiths, including the thousands of patriotic Muslim Americans who have served and still serve in this long period of war,” Deputy Defense Secretary Robert Work stated earlier last year.
But getting more Muslims to join isn’t the only objective, hiring them into upper level positions that were cleared out as part of Obama’s ‘litmus test’ has also been on the agenda.
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