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Military Organisation: Energy, Norms & Tempo

“If there is anyone in a key position who appears to be expending less than the energy that could properly be demanded of him, or who has no natural sense for practical problems of organisation, then that man must be be ruthlessly removed. 120 more words


Military Organisation: Supplies & Quartermasters

“If quartermasters and civilian officials are left to take their own time over organisation of supplies, everything is bound to be very slow.

Quartermasters often tend to work by theory and base all their calculations on precedent, being satisfied if their performance comes up to the standard which this sets. 95 more words


So It's Korobov

On Tuesday, the Defense Ministry announced that General-Lieutenant Igor Valentinovich Korobov (KOR-uh-buv) is the new chief of Russia’s military intelligence agency, the GRU.

Mil.ru carried a sparse press release. 506 more words

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Boot Camp to Boardroom: Making a Success of Leaving the Military

by Claire Lyell and Antoine Tirard

How to let go of military life and move on to civic street?

This article aims to explore, via the story of five former military men and women, exactly what the transition feels like, with more or less support, and seeks lessons in making it more effective and manageable from both sides. 24 more words


Military Officers: Confidence, Competence, Arrogance & Judgement

“Perhaps he had exceeded the measure of confidence that was innate to his nature. That was what ultimately separated the lesser officers from the best, Cato had come to learn. 42 more words


Leadership: Self-control, Pride & Animals!

“He tried to teach them that the first key to leadership was self-control, particularly the mastery of pride, which was something more difficult, he explained, to subdue than a wild lion, and anger, which was more difficult to defeat than the greatest wrestler. 77 more words


ISIS: We Have A New Plan (Again)

I have been criticizing the Obama admin for their lack of  workable solution to the conflicts we are now fighting…..the problem as I see it it is that the “planner4s” have this “old school” military mind that cannot deal with the wars of the 21st century…..asymmetrical wars….. 89 more words

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