Category Archives: Professional Development

Major Lessons I Learned in the U.S. Army

By | October 4, 2020

[October 4, 2020]  Yesterday, I was a guest on the “Welcome Home Veterans” radio show on WIBG 1020 AM and WIBG 101.3 FM.  Joe Griffies was host of the show and this guy, wow, he can talk.  Tomorrow, I’ll give write about that experience and what he is doing to help veterans across our nation.  For today, I’d planned on giving a list… Read More »

Duty in Action:  John “Black Jack” Pershing

By | September 12, 2020

[September 12, 2020]  Who was John “Black Jack” Pershing?  I remember my dad talking about how he met Pershing in Hot Springs, Arkansas, during the 1930s and how impressive and focused the retired Army General was at the time.  But John Pershing is, at best, an elusive figure in American history, where the fog of time obscured his… Read More »

Senior Leader Commander Traits that Win

By | August 30, 2020

[August 30, 2020]  At the Battle of Cowpens, January 1781, American Revolutionary General Daniel Morgan fought the British and won.  After repeated losses to the British, American forces were demoralized, beaten, and poorly lead.  Morgan changed the way Americans fought, and for this, we can learn what traits it takes for a senior commander to win. What were… Read More »