Top commanders in the U.S. Army have announced publicly that they have a problem: They have too many “toxic leaders” — the kind of bosses who make their employees miserable. Many corporations share a similar problem, but in the Army’s case, destructive leadership can potentially have life or death consequences. So, some Army researchers are … Read moreArmy Takes On Its Own Toxic Leaders
In combat, a sniper’s goal is to become a needle in a haystack. Marksmanship is only a piece of the puzzle. Whether I was in the Sierra Nevada Mountains or the deserts of Iraq and Afghanistan, stealth was not just a tool — it was the objective. Before I became a Marine sniper, I spent … Read moreAn Amazing Pool of Talent at an Employer’s Fingertips
by Erin Whitehead, Marine Corps spouse Yesterday, many Americans paused to honor those who have served and continue serving in our nation’s military. Flags were flown and prayers were said in civilian homes and backyards around the country. But because of the nature of our lives, the military spouse community has a special understanding of … Read moreBeyond The Bumper Sticker: 10 Ways Americans Can Support the Military Family
What our troops are up against. This video was filmed by the Taliban and shows just how sophisticated the Taliban is getting day by day. They now have and use all kinds of modern day technologies. While the Taliban claimed credit for the attack on FOB Salerno, it was likely executed by the Haqqani Network, … Read moreTaliban Suicide Attack
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Brother, life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right. Forgive the ones who don’t, just because you can. Believe everything happens for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands – those of you who served in Viet Nam know this. … Read moreBand of Brothers Day
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The lessons you learn in the military don’t stop being relevant when you leave the service. To my fellow patriots contemplating a changeover from military life to the civilian world and to the many veterans struggling to compete in the competitive workplace, I offer the following from my personal experience. Your military service provided you … Read moreMilitary Service Provides Solid Career Foundation
Substitute the branch, base, rank, etc. in Ken’s story as you see fit but the story holds true for all military veterans. Good piece.~Cpl. Beddoe Forwarded by Greg Lee, firstname.lastname@example.orgArticle by Ken Burger, Thursday, March 4, 2010 Occasionally, I venture back out to the air base where I’m greeted by an imposing security guard who … Read moreYou can leave the military, but it never really leaves you