Category Archives: Profiles

Profile: Lord Haw-Haw

By | November 2, 2019

[November 2, 2019]  Any movie about fighting the Imperial Japanese Army will also include a piece on Tokyo Rose, the infamous propaganda radio program aimed at U.S. troops during World War II.  The British citizenry listened to a Nazi radio program run by William Joyce, better known as Lord Haw-Haw. Joyce was a notorious broadcaster of Nazi propaganda… Read More »

Profile: H. Ross Perot

By | July 25, 2019

[July 25, 2019] Great leaders don’t suddenly arrive on the world’s stage; they work hard to get there. So it was with H. Ross Perot, a complex man of many talents, but because of his daring, I am highlighting him today as one of those special people we should all consider emulating. A hero in many aspects, Perot… Read More »

Profile: the Dalai Lama

By | October 17, 2018

[October 17, 2018]  Yesterday I was speaking with a medically-discharged soldier who had received horrible wounds in Afghanistan.  He told me that he survives his awful wounds because of his belief in the principles espoused by the Dalai Lama.  Those who can carry on after such traumatic events are only those who find a deep spiritual faith within… Read More »

Profile: John S. Mosby

By | September 7, 2017

[September 7, 2017]  Those who have fought in war possess a unique perspective on the duty one holds when in combat with the enemy.  War has a deep impact on those who are involved in the violence, more so than commonly understood.  Success, however, is determined by those traits we possess prior to battle, not those developed within. … Read More »

Profile: James Mattis

By | June 3, 2017

[June 3, 2017]  In December last year I profiled U.S. Army General Raymond Odierno.  Senior military Flag Officers in the U.S. are similar in many of their key traits, but also differ significantly in other areas of leadership.  One that differs is James Mattis, retired U.S. Marine four-star general and current Secretary of Defense under U.S. President Donald… Read More »