US President Barack Obama's approval rating has plummeted to 15 percent among active duty military, whilst his disapproval rating has increased to 55 percent according to the results of the Military Times poll. ● The results of the Military Times poll revealing that US President Barack Obama's disapproval rating among active duty military has increased to 55 percent, while his approval rating has plummeted to just 15%, reflecting a number of factors including budget cuts, the social makeup of the military and friction between civil and military leaders, political analysts told Sputnik. "The Military Times poll is not a probability sample of the entire military, but it is a good poll for tracking changes over time in an important segment of the military: the career oriented rank and file, both officer and enlisted," Peter Feaver, a professor of political science and public policy at Duke University said. The annual Military Times survey released Monday found Obama's disapproval rating has risen from 40 percent in 2009 to 55 percent in 2014. Obama's approval rating has declined from 35 percent to a 15 percent during the same period.