Soldier to Marshal…

“Every French soldier carries in his cartridge pouch the baton of a marshal of France.” 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 (1799-1804), and emperor of the French (1804-1814/15), one of the most celebrated personages in the… Read More

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Displaying Leadership…

“Be an example to your men, in your duty and in private life. Never spare yourself, and let the troops see that you don’t in your endurance of fatigue and privation. Always be tactful and well-mannered and teach your subordinates to do the same. Avoid excessive sharpness or harshness of voice, which usually indicates the… Read More

Function of the Navy…

“It is a function of the navy to carry the war to the enemy so that it will not be fought on U.S. soil.” Chester Nimitz (1885 to 1966) Chester William Nimitz was an Admiral in the US Navy. He was the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet during World War II. One of the… Read More