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Be, Know, Do!

I had a fairly circuitous route to becoming a Park and Recreation professional. I finished college with a degree in Political Science, had a few internship experiences along the way, but wasn’t passionate about anything. 452 more words

Personnel

VDV Commander Injured

Russia’s Airborne Troops Commander — General-Colonel Andrey Serdyukov — was hurt in a September 15 car crash, but the extent of his injuries is not exactly clear. 205 more words

Military Leadership

Rewards: Earned not Given...

I have a philosophy in life that rewards should be earned and not given, and the excerpt below brilliantly exemplifies that philosophy:

There is a good story told, of one of Napoleon’s marshals, Lefebvre, the gallant old soldier who became Duke of Danzig.

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Infantry Patrols: Lessons for Close Protection Details

While on vacation, I was fortunate enough to have found some nice ‘hard-pack’ roads to run on, off the beaten path. The cool morning and sun shining through the trees made me reminisce about being a young Army officer, learning how to and conducting patrols in Fort Benning, Georgia.  912 more words

Linking Capability & Vision...

“In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king!”

I understand the quote is attributed to Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus, or Erasmus of Rotterdam, a 16th-century Dutch Renaissance humanist. 108 more words