“Word on the national security street is that [Marine Four-Star] General James Mattis is being given the bum’s rush out of his job as commander of Central Command, and is being told to vacate his office several months earlier than planned,” reports veteran national security correspondent Thomas E. Ricks.
See the links above, plus the Marine Corps Times for more.
You remember [Army Four-Star] General Stanley McChrystal, who was fired in 2010 on the basis of a "controversial profile" published in Rolling Stone Magazine.
He's written a memoir entitled My Share of the Task; see the New York Times coverage: General Details Tensions with Obama on Afghanistan.
[Army Four-Star] General David Petraeus left his Army command when appointed by Obama to head the CIA and then resigned from that post in disgrace over an extramarital affair that was revealed in the wake of 9/11-Benghazi.
[Marine Four-Star] General John Allen - pictured at far right, above - came under investigation at the same time for "possible inappropriate communication" in emails with a Florida socialite named Jill Kelley (born Gilberte Khawam in Beirut, Lebanon) who was at the center of the Petraeus scandal.
What could go wrong ... in the next four years?