“Numbers alone do not produce military strength. Soldier quality is essential to our strength. This duality is achieved by good leadership and instruction.” General Maxwell D. Taylor (1901 to 1987) Maxwell Davenport Taylor was a US Army officer who became a pioneer in airborne warfare in Europe during World War II and who later served… Read More
“The relationship between officers and men should in no sense be that of superior and inferior, nor that of master and servant, but rather that of teacher and scholar. In fact, it should partake of the nature of the relationship between father and son, to the extent that oﬃcers, especially commanding officers, are responsible for… Read More
“Anyone can make the simple complicated. Creativity is making the complicated simple.” Charles Mingus (1922 to 1979) Charles Mingus, byname Charlie Mingus, was an American jazz composer, bassist, bandleader, and pianist whose work, integrating loosely composed passages with improvised solos, both shaped and transcended jazz trends of the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s.
“You can either learn the lessons in the classroom or wait until the suspect teaches them to you on the streets!” Commander Daryl Evans, LASD (15 May 2005)
Research Paper Title What are the Perceptions of Teachers in the Military about Empathy. Abstract This dissertation examines the perceptions of soldiers within a military education establishment on the subject of empathy. Perceptions were explored on a range of issues including the meaning of empathy, the advantages and disadvantages of empathic approaches in educational contexts… Read More
“Many complain that the Marines they are getting out of entry-level training lack physical fitness, have poor discipline, and are prone to personal issues. Besides the basic leadership issues presented here, I would present that the reason there is such a large disparity in the Marines coming from the schoolhouse is directly related to the… Read More