Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney announced this week he was beefing up his campaign with some top brass:more than 300 retired general and flag officers, who will serve ina consultant role onhis campaign’s military advisory panel.

Thelist, which contains more than twodozen retired four-stars, includes Gens. James Conway and Paul X Kelley, former commandants ofthe Marine Corps; Army Gen. Tommy Franks, who led the initial assault of the Taliban in Afghanistan following the Sept. 11,2001 attacks and oversaw the overthrow of SaddamHussein in 2003; and Army Gen. James Joseph Lindsay, the first commander of U.S. Special OperationsCommand.
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