Archiv der Kategorie: Leadership

The Hell of the Wonder-weapon

History is the enumeration of facts about warfare. War forms the basis of the discipline of studying history. And one salient fact of war is the Wonder-weapon. The Wonder-weapon is a technological marvel that changes tactics, and initially provides a … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Chaos, Defending the Homeland, Elements of National Power, History, Leadership, Marine Corps, Navy | 1 Kommentar

DoD News: the Bad, the Good, and the Troubling

This is bad. This is very bad. This is good: a lone man, visiting the freshest graves in Arlington. This is troubling: two stories in which following one’s conscience requires not following a lawful order. Given the timeline from alert … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Army, Defending the Homeland, Leadership, Mattis, Military and Politics Don't Mix, Navy | Kommentar hinterlassen

From the Battlefield to Business Owner

With these entrepreneurs, I’d be worried about the sharks in the shark tank.

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The CSAF Get’s It

So why does the Chief of Staff of the USAF have to help an airman get in touch with his family in Puerto Rico.  What about his Chain of Command.

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If It Is Happening at West Point

Then VMI is not far behind. It’s never far behind the latest educational fad. From these articles, it looks like America’s military service academies are toast. It may take 30 years or more to flush the trash from the leadership … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Air Force, Army, Insurgency & Counterinsurgency, Leadership, Uncategorized | 1 Kommentar

Ken Burns’s Vietnam, Part 4

This episode’s theme was ‚The Home Front.‘ The experiences of North and South Vietnam and the US were presented as equivalent in their social violence, but these are false equivalents. Burns presents the North as undergoing the ravages of bombing. … Weiterlesen

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Ken Burns’s Vietnam, Part 3

Ken Burns presents the US escalation of involvement in Vietnam as a couple living together: committed to remain uncommitted. As is the norm, whomever goes all in wins. Maybe VMI’s football team could learn a thing or two from that. … Weiterlesen

Veröffentlicht unter Elements of National Power, History, Insurgency & Counterinsurgency, Leadership | 1 Kommentar