It has already been reported widely that Trump has appointed more generals to his Cabinet than any President since the end of WW2. Now, in a sense, nobody can be surprised about this. In just the same way in which they cannot be surprised about the fact that he has the largest numbers of billionaires and millionaires in any administration ever. It fits in perfectly both with Trump the man, and with Trump the candidate.
Trump can expect people who have been trained for decades to jump on a grenade for their fellow soldiers when the need arises: as indeed was the case with Michael Flynn, who took one for the team so that Trump and his campaign staff can avoid deeper scrutiny of their ties to RussiaDr. Azeem Ibrahim