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Tactics: It's the Why that Counts

“Tactics is not whether you go left or right. Tactics is why you go left or right.”

General Al Gray (29th Commandant of the Marine Corps, 1987-1991) 40 more words


Movement versus Action...

“Never confuse movement with action!”

Ernest Hemingway

Vincent Nguyen (2013) states this is “Perhaps my favorite Hemingway quote. Learn the difference between simply feigning results and actually performing. 78 more words


Fools & Experience...

“Fools say that they learn from experience. I prefer to learn from other people’s experience.”

Otto von Bismark (1815-1898)

Bismarck was responsible for transforming a collection of small German states into the German empire, and was its first chancellor.


German Officer Education in the Interwar Years

Research Paper Title

German Officer Education in the Interwar Years.


This dissertation is trying to discover some of the reasons why the Germans were so successful on the tactical level during World War II.  105 more words

Military Leadership

Commanders: Leadership & Knowledge...

“To be a successful commander, one must combine the qualities of leadership with a knowledge of his profession. Either without the other is notof much avail.” 13 more words


Slovenian Armed Forces & Officer Career Development: Time for a Change?

Research Paper Title

Future of Officer Career Development System in the Slovenian Armed Forces.


The thesis describes the Officer Career Development (OCD) system in the SAF for the first ten years of the officer’s career. 291 more words

British Army

Higher Command & Dealing Productively with Government & Allies

“But strategic and tactical ability, skill as a trainer, and reserves of physique and willpower are qualities such as lesser commanders may possess without satisfying the demands of higher command. 31 more words