The Creative Leader…

“The creative leader is one who will rewrite doctrine, employ new weapons systems, develop new tactics and who pushes the state of the art.” John O. Marsh, Jr. (1926 to 2019) John Otho Marsh Junior was an American politician and an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Law. He served as the United… Read More

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Dynamic Responsibility…

“Making decisions, exercising command, managing, administering – those are the dynamics of our calling. Responsibility is its core.” Harold K. Johnson (1912 to 1983) Harold Keith Johnson was a US Army officer who fought in World War II and the Korean War, and who served as Army Chief of Staff (1964-68) during the Vietnam War.

Real Leader…

“To get the best out of your men, they must feel that you are their real leader and must know that they can depend upon you.” John Pershing (1860 to 1948) John J. Pershing, in full John Joseph Pershing, byname Black Jack, was a US Army general who commanded the American Expeditionary Force (AEF) in… Read More

Good NCO’s…

“Good NCOs are not just born – they are groomed and grown through a lot of hard work and strong leadership by senior NCOs.” William A. Connelly (1931 to 2019) William A. Connelly was a retired United States Army soldier (1953 to 1983) who served as the sixth Sergeant Major of the Army. He was… Read More

Leadership is Key…

“Soldiers do what they are told to do. It’s leadership that’s the key. Young men and women join the Army; if they’re with competent, confident, capable leaders they turn into good soldiers.” Robert E. Hall (1947 to Present) Robert E. Hall is a retired United States Army soldier who served as the eleventh Sergeant Major… Read More

A Few Halfpence…

“A man does not have himself killed for a few halfpence a day or for a petty distinction. You must speak to the soul in order to electrify the man.” Napoleon Bonaparte (1769 to 1821) Also known as Napoleon I, the Corsican or the Little Corporal, he was a French general, first consul of France… Read More