Category Archives: Professional Development

Terrified to Fail

[May 13, 2019] There’s an old axiom that says that soldiers are terrified of war because they are the ones who experience the brunt of the battle. The idea that soldiers are terrified of war, for this reason, is not true. Soldiers fear war because they are scared of letting their buddies down. They are terrified to fail… Read More »

When Military Leaders Fail, People Die

By | February 14, 2019

[February 14, 2019]  Criticizing military leaders for their failures is not something I write about lightly.  But, as all who have “been there and done that,” know that criticizing can have a meaningful and positive impact.  The reason that thoughtful criticism is necessary is that people die when military leadership fails. One good thing about U.S. military leaders… Read More »