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It's In The Courtyard: Pages From My Pocket

In this week’s edition of Pages From My Pocket: Intel

Every soldier is a sensor. That aside, there are a number of ways that battlefield intelligence can be collected. 1,101 more words

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Council Me, Please: Pages From My Pocket

In this week’s edition of Pages From My Pocket: Reconciliation

This one comes from our time in the Surge. Post-Baghdad the Regiment moved to Ba’qubah in Diyala province. 1,020 more words

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Marrying Circumstances & Plans

“Successful generals make plans to fit circumstances, but do not try to create circumstances to fit plans.”

General George S. Patton (US Army General)

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Generalship: Instinct versus Hard Study & Work

“Do make it clear that generalship, at least in my case, came not by instinct, unsought, but by understanding, hard study and brain concentration. Had it come easy to me I should not have done it as well.” 40 more words

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Command & Control (C2) and Team Leadership Values

Abstract

The application of values in defining team leadership is helping to determine the required interpersonal abilities, skills and behaviours of future leaders.

These reasons have led researchers to study the group dynamics of work teams and to further investigate the building blocks that would help to sustain effective work teams.  129 more words

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QRF -This Sux: Pages From My Pocket

In this week’s edition of Pages From My Pocket: QRF

Ah – QRF; the Quick Reaction Force.  I’ve written a few brief blurbs about being on QRF… 1,661 more words

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Encountering the Enemy: Defeat versus Surprise

“To be defeated is pardonable; to be surprised – never!”

Napoleon Bonaparte (Maxims of War, 1831) (Kiley, 2005)

Reference

Kiley, K. (2005) Thumbing through the Napoleonic Wars: The Words of Napoleon and Others Who May Have Influenced His Methods… 16 more words

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