“Draft-era ‘shark attacks’ on Army infantry recruits are over”. The rebuttle.

I recently saw an article in the Army Times about the Army putting the Kibosh on the “Shark Attack” style of soldiering for Basic Training recruits. The premise, or bottom line, is that it’s just mean and that there are better ways, more constructive ways to motivate soldiers and prepare them for battle. Interesting. Most …

4 Leadership Principles You Must Possess

Way back when I was a young E4 studying for the E5 Sergeant board many things were drilled into my head. I spent every waking hour studying for the board. Military leadership has been replicated throughout the civilian sector for years. Mainly due to the fact that what is done in the military has life …

Army Retirement. A Look Back on 25 Years.

Twenty-five freakin’ years. Wow! Where did it go? It started with President Clinton, then Bush, Obama and now Trump. Two of whom I’ve met. Today it’s official. Today is my day of retirement. I went downstairs to my “Man Room” this morning and pulled out some old pics and just kind looked around at all …

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