FACE IN THE MIRROR: AN ETHICS CODE FOR THE ARMED FORCES

Historically the U.S. military has enjoyed the trust and respect of its citizenry at levels well above other U.S. institutions. And while that confidence is still high the trust has decreased significantly over the last decade. Reed Bonadonna is concerned that unless the military addresses an ethics problem it will only get worse. To remedy the issues he has observed, he proposes an explicit code of ethics for the Department of Defense that leaves little room for interpretation while supporting the values of the Constitution, human rights and decency.

THE TURMOIL OF IDENTITY CRISIS: SPECIAL FORCES ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE

EDITOR’S NOTE: The current temporary theme we are using only credits a single guest. This podcast featured John Brennan, Steve Marks, Ed Croot and Ron Granieri. Organizational culture, on its face, is a relatively easy concept to understand; who “we” are as an organization is defined by the underlying beliefs, assumptions, and values – spoken […]