He was the one black guy in the galaxy at the time
@SimonPetrikov, diversity hire
@Richard Cypher, I mean so was Ackbar
@SimonPetrikov, Yeah but at least Ackbar could recognize a trap.
@fettman1138, In Return of the Jedi, Lando IS the trap!
Showing up with Luke, Leia, and Chewbacca on the millennium falcon probably didn’t hurt either
@Lord Cthulhu, It's called networking
So he has administrative experience, does that equate to military leadership experience, especially during war-time?
If anything he should of been a civilian Contractor performing administrative duties.
That move at the battle of Tanab must of been something else.
So you’re saying experience matters