I hate seeing that smug military confidence on TV. It's a sure sign that something is going to go horribly wrong.
You know how it happens. The new General (or Colonel or whoever) bustles in with his troops, starts setting up equipment and barking orders, stating confidently that everything is under control. The more confident he is, the worse it will all go.
Mokalus of Borg
PS - And usually it goes wrong for him personally, too.
PPS - Like getting shot or eaten.