IT’S A MATTER OF INTELLECTUAL CURIOSITY

To me what intellectual leadership means is to read more and study more and be a deep thinker, and I don’t think that’s what the secretary of defense wants us to do. Words have meaning and all too often there is no common understanding of that intended meaning. When former Secretary of Defense Mattis placed […]

IN PRAISE OF ANNOYING MAJORS

There is something to the saying, … ‘to be young and conservative is to have no heart; to be old and liberal, to have no brain.’ Majors apparently stand at the heart-brain intersection. In my seven years working for the U.S. Army, perhaps the most surprising characteristic of the Army – surprising at least to […]