JUST BE GRATEFUL: THANKSGIVING, 1789

render our national government a blessing to all the people, by constantly being a ...

LEADING AND WINNING IN GREAT POWER COMPETITION (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

We definitely want leaders that know how to win A BETTER PEACE — The ...

REMEMBERING WORLD WAR I: A WHITEBOARD

Men and women of all races and backgrounds were transformed by the war, whether ...

HALLOWEEN WHITEBOARD: THE UNDEAD GENERALS, PART 2

there are individuals and events in history so far outside the ordinary that a ...

HALLOWEEN WHITEBOARD: THE UNDEAD GENERALS, PART 1

she laid her hand upon this nation, this corpse, and it rose and followed ...

LEARNING ABOUT LEADERSHIP THROUGH THE CLASSICS (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

Napoleon stands out in history for being an individual who understood the interplay between ...

WHITEBOARD RESPONSE: DOES ‘BROADENING’ WORK?

Broadening experiences are essential to the development of Army leaders—both Officer and Enlisted Thanks ...

THE HALLOWEEN WHITEBOARD: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

It’s the Night of the Living Dead Generals! We’re changing things up a little ...

WHAT IT TAKES FOR COLONELS TO BE SUCCESSFUL (LEADER PERSPECTIVES)

A day in the Army where you don’t learn something new is a day ...

WHITEBOARD: DOES ‘BROADENING’ WORK?

The problem with broadening assignments is the persistent tension between the requirements of the ...

BALANCING BETWEEN CIVILIAN LIFE AND SERVICE IN THE NATIONAL GUARD

How do I stay true to two masters–the Army & Air Force, and also ...

HANNIBAL AND THE MARCH THROUGH THE ALPS (GREAT CAPTAINS)

His strategy was to strike directly at the heart of Rome … [he selected] ...

WHITEBOARD RESPONSE: IS THE US MILITARY TACTICALLY PROFICIENT, BUT STRATEGICALLY DEFICIENT? (2 OF 2)

maybe the grandiose version of strategy is overrated. A nation that muddles along may ...

WHITEBOARD RESPONSE: IS THE US MILITARY TACTICALLY PROFICIENT, BUT STRATEGICALLY DEFICIENT? (1 OF 2)

If strategy is what you do when you run out of money, our post ...

WILLIAM T. SHERMAN: THE FIRST ‘MODERN’ GENERAL (GREAT CAPTAINS)

He understands the psychology of war matters, and he is intent on trying to ...

THREE PIONEERS OF AIRPOWER — GREAT STRATEGISTS (EPISODE 5)

They saw airplanes … come into reality as weapon systems … and they became ...

WHITEBOARD: IS THE US MILITARY TACTICALLY PROFICIENT, BUT STRATEGICALLY DEFICIENT?

It is striking how much difficulty the United States has had converting its tactical ...

WHITEBOARD RESPONSE: SHOULD THE US MILITARY SECURE THE BORDER?

the problem at hand is one of enforcing laws rather than of imposing political ...

“WHAT GOT YOU HERE WON’T GET YOU THERE” — AND OTHER CAUTIONARY TALES FOR LEADERS

Stumbling block number one: You start to believe the hype. … Two: You somehow ...

EXECUTIVE ORDER 9981 AT 70: WHAT INTEGRATION MEANS FOR TODAY’S MILITARY

We are better than we were, in that our communities [and individuals] are more ...